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Kabongo Destination Guide

Delve into Kabongo in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kabongo in the region of Democratic Republic of the Congo (general) is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 20 mi or ( 33 km ) North-East of Kinshasa , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kabongo

Current time in Kabongo is now 05:02 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Pointe-Noire, Maloukou-Bambou, Loubomo, Lifoula, and Ingouli. While being here, make sure to check out Pointe-Noire . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kabongo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

cruis'n da congo

10:00 min by LambdaHalbe
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A day trip from Brazzaville to Lifoula. Showing the outskirts of Brazzaville, the country side, branches of the Congo river and of course Lifoula. Thanks to the drivers Raymond, Vincenzo and Jerry. Sp ..

Bonfire at the equator

1:01 min by wonderfultravels
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Bonfire at the equator ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Pool Malebo

The Pool Malebo -- formerly Stanley Pool, also known as Malebo Pool, or Lake Nkunda by local indigenous people in pre-colonial times -- is a lake-like widening in the lower reaches of the Congo River.

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Located at -4.28 15.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Bodies of water of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bodies of water of the Republic of the Congo, Congo River, Ecoregions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Natural pools

Mbamu

Mbamu is an island in the Republic of the Congo (Congo Brazzaville). It is situated in the Pool Malebo, a lake formed by the River Congo. To the south lies Kinshasa, and the northwest lies Brazzaville.

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Located at -4.25 15.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Brazzaville, Congo River, Islands of the Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa, Lake islands of Africa

N'Dolo Airport

N'Dolo Airport, also known as Ndolo Airport, is a secondary airport in the city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, located in the commune of Barumbu near the city center. The Aviation militaire de la Force Publique was established here in October 1940 with requisitioned aircraft. Runways are limited to aircraft under 15,000 kg since the disastrous crash of January 8, 1996, in which an Antonov An-32 aborted takeoff and overran the runway 600 m into a market.

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Located at -4.33 15.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 31 km away
Tags: Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa

Kinshasa is the capital and the largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city is located on the Congo River. Once a site of fishing villages, Kinshasa is now an urban area with a population of 9 million inhabitants. It faces the capital of the neighbouring Republic of Congo, Brazzaville, which can be seen in the distance across the wide Congo River. The city of Kinshasa is also one of the DRC's 11 provinces.

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Located at -4.32 15.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 32 km away
Tags: Capitals in Africa, Communities on the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo–Republic of the Congo border crossings, Kinshasa, Populated places established in 1881, Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

1996 Air Africa crash

The 1996 Air Africa crash occurred on 8 January 1996 when an overloaded Air Africa Antonov An-32B aircraft, wet leased from Moscow Airways and bound for Kahemba Airport, overshot the runway at N'Dolo Airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo after failing to take off. The aircraft ploughed into Kinshasa's Simbazikita street market, causing an estimated 300 fatalities (including two on board the aircraft) and 253 serious injuries.

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Located at -4.33 15.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 32 km away
Tags: 1996 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Air Africa accidents and incidents, Airliner accidents and incidents involving runway overruns, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1996, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Moscow Airways accidents and incidents