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Kikandu Destination Guide

Touring Kikandu in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kikandu in the region of Bas-Congo is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 139 mi or ( 224 km ) South-West of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .

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Time in Kikandu is now 10:16 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mbanza Congo, Luanda, Pointe-Noire, Loubomo, and Brazzaville. Being here already, consider visiting Mbanza Congo . Check out our recomendations for Kikandu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Inga Falls

Inga Falls is a rapids 40 km from Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where the Congo River drops 96 m (315 ft) over the course of 15 km (9 mi). Inga Falls form a part of a larger group of rapids - Livingstone Falls and are located closer to the lower part of these falls. Falls have formed in a sharp bend of Congo River where the width of river fluctuates from more than 4 km to mere 260 m.

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Located at -5.50 13.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Inga dams

The Inga Dams, located in western Democratic Republic of the Congo 140 miles southwest of Kinshasa, are two hydroelectric dams on the largest waterfalls in the world, Inga Falls. Here the Congo River drops 96 metres and has an average flow of 42,476 m³/s.

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Located at -5.52 13.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Dams in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hydroelectric power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

List of power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The following page is a list of power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.52 13.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Lists of buildings and structures in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lists of power stations by country, Power stations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Inga–Shaba HVDC

The Inga–Shaba EHVDC Intertie is a 1,700 kilometres -long high-voltage direct current overhead electric power transmission line in the Democratic Republic of Congo, linking the Inga hydroelectric complex at the mouth of the Congo River to mineral fields in Shaba (Katanga). It was primarily constructed by Morrison-Knudsen International, an American engineering company, with the converter equipment supplied by ASEA. Construction was completed in 1982 and it cost US$900 million.

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Located at -5.52 13.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Electric power infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Energy infrastructure completed in 1982, HVDC transmission lines