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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.

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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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East Congo 9/10

05:51 min ( October 25, 2010 by John Frady)
Views: 276 - Rating: 5/5

Video of mission trip to East Congo

Esperienza Missionaria in Congo e Burund...

03:44 min ( November 10, 2008 by vidolamiapace)
Views: 873 - Rating: 5/5

Qualche foto dell'esperienza missionara fatta con i Missionari Saveriani in Congo e Burundi - pubblicato da Alessio Della Medaglia


Congo: Survivors Song

05:17 min ( July 14, 2009 by Harvard)
Views: 1,622 - Rating: 4.63636/5

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

03:28 min ( July 14, 2009 by Harvard)
Views: 6,023 - Rating: 4.63636/5

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

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.

More reading: Bukavu homepage
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bukavu, Populated places established in 1901, Populated places in South Kivu, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Ruzizi River, South Kivu

Cyangugu Province

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).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Former provinces of Rwanda, States and territories disestablished in 2006

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Cyangugu, Religious organizations established in 1981, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in Rwanda

Rusizi District

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Rwanda, Rusizi District

Kamembe Airport

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -2.51, 28.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Rwanda, Cyangugu, Western Province, Rwanda