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Matadi in the region of Bas-Congo with it's 180,109 residents is a place located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 164 mi (or 264 km) South-West of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

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Local time in Matadi is now 08:57 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Kinshasa" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Uíge, Lengue, Quixilua, Mbanza Congo, Malanje or Kimpangala. While being here, you might want to check out Noqui, Mpozo, Matadi, Loadi, Kionzo and Fuantchi as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Kids in Matadi dancing to Sisili mov

06:26 min ( May 30, 2010 by Dallas Johnson)
Views: 462 - Rating: 5/5

Siama Matuzungidi wrote this song long ago and it was recorded by Moni Mambo and became a big hit. This is Siama's own version. The kids are family members and neighbor kids during Siama's 2010 trip t...

12M GlobalSpring Manifestation Internati...

13:44 min ( May 15, 2012 by raph962)
Views: 570 - Rating: 5/5

GLOBAL SPRING Real Democracy Now Le 15 octobre 2011, plus d'un million de personnes dans un millier de villes descendaient dans les rues, exigeant un changement global. Le 12 mai, suite à l'appel des...


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Interesting facts about this location

Tshimpi Airport

Tshimpi Airport (or Matadi Airport) is an airport in Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.8, 13.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Matadi

Nzanza

Nzanza is a commune of the city of Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.8, 13.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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M'pozo River

The M'pozo is a river in the province of Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its source is located in Angola. The river ends on the left bank of the Congo River, a few kilometres upstream of Matadi. The river is especially known for the lower part of its course and for its canyon, which is used by the Matadi–Kinshasa Railway, and which constituted the principal difficulty during the construction of this railway line at the end of the 19th century.

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Located at -5.8, 13.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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Matadi

Matadi is the chief sea port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the capital of the Bas-Congo province. It has a population of 245,862 (2004). Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River 148 km from the mouth and 8 km below the last navigable point before rapids make the river impassable for a long stretch upriver. It was founded by Sir Henry Morton Stanley in 1879.

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Located at -5.8, 13.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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Mpozo

Mpozo is a town in western Democratic Republic of the Congo near the border with Angola.

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Located at -5.8, 13.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo