Touring Bensati in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bensati in the region of Kinshasa is a city located in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 19 mi or ( 31 km ) East of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .
Time in Bensati is now 04:43 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Kinshasa " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Pointe-Noire, Loubomo, Brazzaville, Panoka, and Menkao. Being here already, consider visiting Pointe-Noire . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Bensati ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Landing in Kinshasa
Coming out of the clouds following the Nsele river we land at Ndjili airport as the sun sets over the Congo river. ..
Bonfire at the equator
Bonfire at the equator ..
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at -4.28 15.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
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.
Located at -4.25 15.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
N'djili Airport, also known as N'Djili International Airport and Kinshasa International Airport, serves the city of Kinshasa and is the largest of the four international airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is named after the nearby Ndjili River. In 1998, N'Djili airport was the site of one of the decisive battles of the Second Congo War.
Located at -4.39 15.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Mount Mangengenge is a mountain of the Democratic Republic of the Congo located southeast of Kinshasa, about ten kilometers south of the Ndjili International Airport. It is part of the Crystal Mountains range. The mountain can be reached from the outskirts of the parish of Sainte Angèle de Mérici, along a track hardly passable. The name Mangengenge derives from the Lingala word kongenge, which means "shining".
Located at -4.44 15.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
2007 Africa One Antonov An-26 crash
The 2007 Africa One Antonov An-26 crash occurred when a twin engine Antonov An-26, belonging to the Congolese air carrier Africa One, crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from N'djili Airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo on October 4, 2007. The flight left N'djili at 10:43 local time bound for Tshikapa, a distance of 650 km to the east.
Located at -4.40 15.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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