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Bandu Destination Guide

Explore Bandu in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Bandu in the region of Democratic Republic of the Congo (general) is a place in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 759 mi or ( 1222 km ) North-East of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .

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Time in Bandu is now 01:00 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Lubumbashi " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Kisangani, Kindu, Kainaki, Goma, and Genegene. Since you are here already, consider visiting Kisangani . Where to go and what to see in Bandu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Boyoma Falls

Boyoma Falls, formerly known as Stanley Falls, consists of seven cataracts, each no more than 5 m high, extending over more than 100 km along a curve of the Lualaba River between the river port towns of Ubundu and Kisangani/Boyoma in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At the bottom of the rapids, the Lualaba becomes the Congo River. The seven cataracts have a total drop of 61 m .

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Located at 0.49 25.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Congo River, Lualaba River, Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Bangoka International Airport

Bangoka International Airport is an airport in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at 0.48 25.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kisangani

Kisangani

Kisangani /kiːsəŋˈɡɑːni/ (formerly Stanleyville) is the capital of Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the third largest urbanized city in the country and the largest of the cities that lie in the tropical woodlands of the Congo.

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Located at 0.52 25.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Communities on the Congo River, Kisangani, Lualaba River

Tshopo District

Tshopo District is a district located in Orientale Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is situated in the northeast of the country on the Tshopo River, for which it is named. Tshopo is one of 25 proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo specified in the country's 2006 Constitution, due to take effect no later than February 2009. The province was to be formed from Tshopo District and the city of Kisangani, which would be the capital.

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Located at 0.52 25.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Districts of Orientale Province, Proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tshopo District

Hewa Bora Airways Flight 952

Hewa Bora Airways Flight 952 was a passenger flight which crashed at Bangoka International Airport, Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on 8 July 2011. 74 of the 118 onboard died. The aircraft involved, a Boeing 727-30, was operating Hewa Bora Airways' domestic scheduled service from N'djili Airport, Kinshasa, to Bangoka. It crashed about 200 metres from the airport, amid bad weather.

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Located at 0.47 25.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 2011 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 727, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2011, Disasters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo