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Kisangani in the region of Orientale with it's 539,158 habitants is a town located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 760 mi (or 1,223 km) North-East of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kisangani is now 11:01 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Lubumbashi" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Kindu, Bukavu, Bazula, Batikolangi, Bandu or Katako. When in this area, you might want to check out Simisimi, Puku, Kisangani, Fundimata, Batiambale and Yasanga 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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BAF herk CH07 low pass Kisangani simisim...

00:55 min ( November 24, 2007 by piketheherk)
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Very low pass with zoom up and 120° bank (shit I was in that bird)

Wagenia Falls was originally known as St...

00:14 min ( July 15, 2012 by balaji katragadda)
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Published on Jul 15, 2012 by balajiloksatta Wagenia Falls was originally known as Stanley Falls, and the nearby city of Kisangani was once Stanleyville. The names Stanley Falls and later Boyoma Falls ...


Wagenia Falls was originally known as St...

00:22 min ( July 15, 2012 by balaji katragadda)
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Wagenia Falls was originally known as Stanley Falls, and the nearby city of Kisangani was once Stanleyville. The names Stanley Falls and later Boyoma Falls have been applied to several cataracts along...

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Interesting facts about this location

Kisangani

Kisangani /kiːsəŋˈɡɑːni/ (formerly Stanleyville) is the capital of Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the third largest urbanized city in the country and the largest of the cities that lie in the tropical woodlands of the Congo.

More reading: Kisangani homepage
Located at 0.52, 25.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Communities on the Congo River, Kisangani, Lualaba River

Boyoma Falls

Boyoma Falls, formerly known as Stanley Falls, consists of seven cataracts, each no more than 5 m high, extending over more than 100 km along a curve of the Lualaba River between the river port towns of Ubundu and Kisangani/Boyoma in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At the bottom of the rapids, the Lualaba becomes the Congo River. The seven cataracts have a total drop of 61 m .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.52, 25.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Congo River, Lualaba River, Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Simi-Simi Airport

Simi-Simi is the original airport of the city of Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly called Stanleyville. In the turbulent times of Congo's independence and the subsequent struggles, it was the city's only airport, and thus was the scene of severe fighting during the Simba Rebellion and the associated operation Dragon Rouge in 1964.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.52, 25.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kisangani

Bangoka International Airport

Bangoka International Airport is an airport in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at 0.52, 25.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kisangani

Hewa Bora Airways Flight 952

Hewa Bora Airways Flight 952 was a passenger flight which crashed at Bangoka International Airport, Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on 8 July 2011. 74 of the 118 onboard died. The aircraft involved, a Boeing 727-30, was operating Hewa Bora Airways' domestic scheduled service from N'djili Airport, Kinshasa, to Bangoka. It crashed about 200 metres from the airport, amid bad weather.

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Located at 0.52, 25.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:2011 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 727, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2011, Disasters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo