Bukavu Destination Guide
Discover Bukavu in Democratic Republic of the Congo!
Bukavu in the region of South Kivu with it's 225,389 habitants is a place located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 943 mi (or 1,518 km) East of Kinshasa, the country's capital.
Local time in Bukavu is now 10:32 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, Kigoma, Mibinzi, Mashesha, Kigali or Karangiro. When in this area, you might want to check out Kamembe, Cyangugu, Shagasha, Rwahi, Mutongo and Cinq-Juillet 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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Video of mission trip to East Congo
Esperienza Missionaria in Congo e Burund...
Qualche foto dell'esperienza missionara fatta con i Missionari Saveriani in Congo e Burundi - pubblicato da Alessio Della Medaglia
Congo: Survivors Song
The eastern DRC has been swept up in a maelstrom of violence against women that has swirled for more than a decade. Researchers and physicians from Harvard and its affiliated hospitals are at work in ...
Congo: The damages of war
Harvard researchers believe that rape has become a weapon of war in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with 20 women attacked in little more than a decade. The brutal assaults often go beyond rape ...
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Interesting facts about this location
Bukavu is a city in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), lying at the extreme south-western edge of Lake Kivu, west of Cyangugu in Rwanda, and separated from it by the outlet of the Ruzizi River. It is the capital of the South Kivu province and as of 2012 it had an estimated population of 806,940.
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Cyangugu Province is one of the 12 former provinces of Rwanda. It is now part of the Western Province. It shares border with Bukavu,a town located in East of the Democratic Republic of Congo).
Roman Catholic Diocese of Cyangugu
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cyangugu is a diocese located in the city of Cyangugu in the Ecclesiastical province of Kigali in Rwanda. The Diocese of Cyangugu was established by Pope John Paul II on November 14, 1981.
Rusizi is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Cyangugu, the major city of the Rwandan south-west and the district contains large parts of the former Cyangugu Province.
Kamembe International Airport is an airport near Cyangugu and Kamembe in Rwanda. RwandAir operates 13 weekly flights to and from Kigali, with a Dash 8-100. The airport receives others flights from Tanzania, Uganda and DR Congo. Early in 2010, the Rwanda Gouvernement announced that Kamembe will be modernised.
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
- Buluma (Democratic Republic of the Congo (general))
- Bulonge (South Kivu)
- Bulinga (Democratic Republic of the Congo (general))
- Bulindi (Nord Kivu)
- Bulenga (Democratic Republic of the Congo (general))
- Bulambula (Kasai-Occidental)
- Bulambula (Orientale)
- Bulambo (Democratic Republic of the Congo (general))
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