Goma Destination Guide
Discover Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo!
Goma in the region of Nord Kivu with it's 144,124 habitants is a place located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 977 mi (or 1,573 km) East of Kinshasa, the country's capital.
Local time in Goma is now 11:09 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lubumbashi" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tabora, Mwanza, Kigoma, Rwamagana, Nyundo or Goma. When in this area, you might want to check out Rwaza, Rubavu, Nyamyumba, Nengo, Kinigi and Kigufi as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Arriving in Goma from Kindu via Punia. Although hazy, one can see the volcano Nyiragongo and where the lava from the 2002 eruption flowed into the city and onto the airstrip
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Driving in Goma
On my way to the supermarket on a Saturday afternoon. Thought I'd give a taste of the scene on the road
Muerte en Goma 1994
Julio de 1994. Carretera de Rutshuru a Goma y alrededores. Muerte
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Interesting facts about this location
Stade de Virunga
Stade de Virunga is a multi-use stadium in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue for DC Virunga. The stadium has a capacity of 8,000 people.
Located at -1.68, 29.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122
On 15 April 2008, Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 plane crashed into a residential and market area of Goma of the Democratic Republic of the Congo immediately south of Goma International Airport.
Goma International Airport
Goma International Airport is an airport serving Goma, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Goma is a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi. The lake and the two cities are in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift system. Goma lies only 13 to 18 km due south of the crater of the active Nyiragongo Volcano. The recent history of Goma has been dominated by the volcano and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which in turn fuelled the First and Second Congo Wars.
Gisenyi is a city in Rubavu district in the Western Province of Rwanda. Gisenyi is contiguous with Goma, the city across the border in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The population of the city is about 106 000 (2009).
Located at -1.68, 29.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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