Discover Banza in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Banza in the region of Bas-Congo is a town located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 79 mi or ( 127 km ) South of Kinshasa , the country's capital .
Local time in Banza is now 06:29 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mbanza Congo, Luanda, Pointe-Noire, Loubomo, and Brazzaville. When in this area, you might want to check out Mbanza Congo . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Banza ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Mbanza-Ngungu, formerly known as Thysville or Thysstad, named after Albert Thys, is a city in Bas-Congo Province in the western part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, lying on a short branch off the Matadi-Kinshasa Railway. It has a population of nearly 100,000 people. Formerly known as a resort town, it is home to the Thysville Caves, known for their blind, colourless fish. It is home to a major FARDC garrison: the 1st Armoured Brigade was based here during the early '90s period.
Located at -5.25 14.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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