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Lunkala in the region of Bas-Congo is a town in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 20 mi or ( 32 km ) South-West of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Lunkala is now 01:53 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mbanza Congo, Pointe-Noire, Mabahassa, Loubomo, and Linzolo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mbanza Congo . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Lunkala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kasangulu

Kasangulu is a town in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -4.59 15.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Bas-Congo

Kisantu

Kisantu, also known as Inkisi, is a town in the western Democratic Republic of Congo, lying south west of Kinshasa, on the Inkisi River. It is known for its large cathedral and for its botanical gardens, which include an arboretum of indigenous trees.

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Located at -4.61 15.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in Bas-Congo

Petites Chutes de la Lukaya

The Petites Chutes de la Lukaya is a set of small waterfalls on the Lukaya River. They are just south of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are perhaps 1 metre high. During the colonial era, Jesuits who settled on the Ndjili River in June 1893 at Kimbangu, in what is now Masina, were the first Catholic missionaries in the area.

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Located at -4.49 15.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lola ya Bonobo

Founded by Claudine Andre in 1994, Lola ya Bonobo is the world's only sanctuary for orphaned bonobos. Since 2002, the sanctuary has been located at the Petites Chutes de la Lukaya, just outside of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lola ya Bonobo means 'paradise for bonobos' in Lingala, the main language of Kinshasa. In 2012, Lola ya Bonobo was home to 60 bonobos who live in 30 hectares of primary forest. Typically, bonobos arrive as young infants.

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Located at -4.49 15.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Bonobo, Conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Wildlife sanctuaries

Lukaya River

The Lukaya is a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its source is located in the Crystal Mountains (Montagnes de Cristal), from which it runs eastward through Bas-Congo, then runs into the banks of the Ndjili River. The rail line from Matadi to Kinshasa runs along the river valley for a time, passing to the south and then to the east of Kinshasa. At one point the river was the namesake of a district in the Congo Free State.

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Located at -4.49 15.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Rivers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo