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Bushungu Destination Guide

Explore Bushungu in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Bushungu in the region of Democratic Republic of the Congo (general) is a town in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 257 mi or ( 413 km ) East of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Bushungu is now 02:29 AM (Saturday) . 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: Lucapa, Kananga, Uíge, Brazzaville, and Tshangunu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Lucapa . Where to go and what to see in Bushungu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kikwit

Kikwit is the largest city of Bandundu Province, lying on the Kwilu River in the southwestern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Kikwit is also known in the region under the nickname "The Mother". The population is approximately 397,737 (2012). An important commercial and administrative centre, it is home to a stadium and is known for its traditional dances, in particular the Bapende dancers whose geographic origin centers around the village of Gungu.

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Located at -5.03 18.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
Tags: Kikwit

Kwilu District

Kwilu District is a district located in the Bandundu province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It takes its name from the Kwilu River, which crosses the district from south to north. Under the constitution of 18 February 2006, Kwilu District was scheduled to be combined with the city of Kikwit to become Kwilu Province, one of the 25 new provinces into which the DRC would be divided by February 2009. Kikwit would be a capital of the new province.

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Located at -5.03 18.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
Tags: Districts of Bandundu Province, Proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, States and territories established in 1962

Kikwit Airport

Kikwit Airport is an airport serving Kikwit, the capital city of the Kwilu District in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Located at -5.04 18.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 33 km away
Tags: Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kikwit