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Delve into Lamba in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lamba in the region of Bas-Congo is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 149 mi or ( 239 km ) South-West of Kinshasa , the country's capital .

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Local time in Lamba is now 05:57 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Uíge, Mbanza Congo, Malanje, Luanda, and Pointe-Noire. While being here, you might want to check out Uíge . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Lamba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kenge, Bas-Congo

Kenge, Bas Congo is a town in Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.77 13.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Populated places in Bas-Congo

Mpozo

Mpozo is a town in western Democratic Republic of the Congo near the border with Angola.

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Located at -5.83 13.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

M'pozo River

The M'pozo is a river in the province of Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its source is located in Angola. The river ends on the left bank of the Congo River, a few kilometres upstream of Matadi. The river is especially known for the lower part of its course and for its canyon, which is used by the Matadi–Kinshasa Railway, and which constituted the principal difficulty during the construction of this railway line at the end of the 19th century.

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Located at -5.81 13.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Rivers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Matadi

Matadi is the chief sea port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the capital of the Bas-Congo province. It has a population of 245,862 (2004). Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River 148 km from the mouth and 8 km below the last navigable point before rapids make the river impassable for a long stretch upriver. It was founded by Sir Henry Morton Stanley in 1879.

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Located at -5.82 13.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Matadi, Populated places in Bas-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 23 km away
Tags: Electric power infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Energy infrastructure completed in 1982, HVDC transmission lines