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Explore Mao in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mao in the region of Bas-Congo is a place in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 170 mi or ( 274 km ) South-West of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .

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Time in Mao is now 05:34 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Uíge, Mbanza Congo, Malanje, Luanda, and Cabinda. Since you are here already, consider visiting Uíge . Where to go and what to see in Mao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Tshimpi Airport

Tshimpi Airport (or Matadi Airport) is an airport in Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.80 13.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Matadi

Nzanza

Nzanza is a commune of the city of Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.82 13.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
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Boma Airport

Boma Airport is an airport serving Boma, in the Bas-Congo province in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Located at -5.85 13.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo Free State

The Congo Free State (French: État indépendant du Congo) was a large area in Central Africa that was privately controlled by Leopold II, King of the Belgians.

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Located at -5.85 13.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: 1908 disestablishments, Belgian colonisation in Africa, Congo Free State, Democides, Former Belgian colonies, Former colonies in Africa, Genocides, Human rights abuses, Political history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, States and territories established in 1885

Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Boma is a port town, on the Congo River some 100 km upstream from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 527,725. Boma was the capital city of the Congo Free State and Belgian Congo (the modern Democratic Republic of the Congo) from 1 May 1886 to 1926, when the capital was moved to Léopoldville. The port handles exports of tropical timber, bananas, cacao, and palm products.

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Located at -5.85 13.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Communities on the Congo River, Populated places in Bas-Congo