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Bensati Destination Guide

Touring Bensati in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Bensati in the region of Kinshasa is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 19 mi (or 31 km) East of Kinshasa, the country's capital city.

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Time in Bensati is now 06:32 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Kinshasa" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Pointe-Noire, Loubomo, Brazzaville, Panoka, Menkao or Kabongo Pombaix. Being here already, consider visiting Mikala, Kimpoko-Nsele, Kimpoko, Bensati and Kindobo. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Landing in Kinshasa

02:19 min ( April 05, 2011 by CongoCapers)
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Coming out of the clouds following the Nsele river we land at Ndjili airport as the sun sets over the Congo river

Bonfire at the equator

01:01 min ( March 08, 2012 by wonderfultravels)
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Bonfire at the equator


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Interesting facts about this location

Pool Malebo

The Pool Malebo -- formerly Stanley Pool, also known as Malebo Pool, or Lake Nkunda by local indigenous people in pre-colonial times -- is a lake-like widening in the lower reaches of the Congo River.

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Located at -4.25, 15.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Bodies of water of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bodies of water of the Republic of the Congo, Congo River, Ecoregions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Natural pools

Mbamu

Mbamu is an island in the Republic of the Congo (Congo Brazzaville). It is situated in the Pool Malebo, a lake formed by the River Congo. To the south lies Kinshasa, and the northwest lies Brazzaville.

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Located at -4.25, 15.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Brazzaville, Congo River, Islands of the Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa, Lake islands of Africa

N'djili Airport

N'djili Airport, also known as N'Djili International Airport and Kinshasa International Airport, serves the city of Kinshasa and is the largest of the four international airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is named after the nearby Ndjili River. In 1998, N'Djili airport was the site of one of the decisive battles of the Second Congo War.

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Located at -4.25, 15.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces, Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Space Shuttle Landing Sites, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Central and South Africa

Mount Mangengenge

Mount Mangengenge is a mountain of the Democratic Republic of the Congo located southeast of Kinshasa, about ten kilometers south of the Ndjili International Airport. It is part of the Crystal Mountains range. The mountain can be reached from the outskirts of the parish of Sainte Angèle de Mérici, along a track hardly passable. The name Mangengenge derives from the Lingala word kongenge, which means "shining".

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Located at -4.25, 15.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Kinshasa, Mountains of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

2007 Africa One Antonov An-26 crash

The 2007 Africa One Antonov An-26 crash occurred when a twin engine Antonov An-26, belonging to the Congolese air carrier Africa One, crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from N'djili Airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo on October 4, 2007. The flight left N'djili at 10:43 local time bound for Tshikapa, a distance of 650 km to the east.

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Located at -4.25, 15.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:2007 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2007, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo