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Explore Kimpoko in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kimpoko in the region of Kinshasa is a town in Democratic Republic of the Congo - some 19 mi or ( 30 km ) North-East of Kinshasa , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Kimpoko is now 01:23 AM (Friday) . 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: Pointe-Noire, Maloukou, Loubomo, Gandou, and Brazzaville. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Pointe-Noire . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kimpoko ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Landing in Kinshasa

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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

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 11 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 16 km away
Tags: Brazzaville, Congo River, Islands of the Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa, Lake islands of Africa

N'djili Airport

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.

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Located at -4.39 15.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces, Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Space Shuttle Landing Sites, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Central and South Africa

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.

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Located at -4.40 15.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: 2007 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2007, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo