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Bamba Destination Guide

Explore Bamba in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Bamba in the region of Bas-Congo is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 140 mi (or 225 km) South-West of Kinshasa, the country's capital city.

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Time in Bamba is now 01:13 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Kinshasa" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Uíge, Mbanza Congo, Malanje, Luanda, Pointe-Noire or Kongo-Dalemba. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zengita, Kongo-Dia-Vanga, Bamba, Tadi-Dimosi, Monolithe and Fornasari. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kenge, Bas-Congo

Kenge, Bas Congo is a town in Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.67, 13.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Bas-Congo

List of power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The following page is a list of power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.67, 13.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Lists of buildings and structures in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lists of power stations by country, Power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Inga dams

The Inga Dams, located in western Democratic Republic of the Congo 140 miles southwest of Kinshasa, are two hydroelectric dams on the largest waterfalls in the world, Inga Falls. Here the Congo River drops 96 metres and has an average flow of 42,476 m³/s.

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Located at -5.67, 13.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Dams in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hydroelectric power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Inga–Shaba HVDC

The Inga–Shaba EHVDC Intertie is a 1,700 kilometres -long high-voltage direct current overhead electric power transmission line in the Democratic Republic of Congo, linking the Inga hydroelectric complex at the mouth of the Congo River to mineral fields in Shaba (Katanga). It was primarily constructed by Morrison-Knudsen International, an American engineering company, with the converter equipment supplied by ASEA. Construction was completed in 1982 and it cost US$900 million.

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Located at -5.67, 13.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Electric power infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Energy infrastructure completed in 1982, HVDC transmission lines

Inga Falls

Inga Falls is a rapids 40 km from Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where the Congo River drops 96 m (315 ft) over the course of 15 km (9 mi). Inga Falls form a part of a larger group of rapids - Livingstone Falls and are located closer to the lower part of these falls. Falls have formed in a sharp bend of Congo River where the width of river fluctuates from more than 4 km to mere 260 m.

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Located at -5.67, 13.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo