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Asombo Destination Guide

Discover Asombo in Republic of the Congo

Asombo in the region of Kouilou is a town located in Republic of the Congo - some 238 mi or ( 384 km ) West of Brazzaville , the country's capital .

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Local time in Asombo is now 02:00 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Brazzaville " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Cabinda, Tchissanga, Siafoumou, Pointe-Noire, and Condji. When in this area, you might want to check out Cabinda . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Asombo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Diosso

Diosso is a town in the Republic of Congo, lying about 25 kilometres north of Pointe-Noire in the Kouilou Department along National Highway 5. It was the capital of the Loango Kingdom and is home to its rulers' mausoleum. Roman Catholic missionaries were active in Diosso, which had a royal palace.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.62 11.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Republic of the Congo

Pointe-Noire Bay

Pointe-Noire Bay (French: Baie de Pointe-Noire) is a small bay in the Republic of the Congo, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:4.7433333|S|11.8252778|E||||| | |name= }}. The city of Pointe-Noire lies at the end of the bay.

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Located at -4.74 11.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Bays of the Republic of the Congo, Pointe-Noire

Stade Municipal (Pointe-Noire)

Stade Municipal is a multi-use stadium in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo. It is used for football matches and serves as the home of Association Sportive des Cheminots and Jeunesse Sportive les Bougainvillées. It holds 13,594 spectators.

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Located at -4.78 11.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Football venues in the Republic of the Congo, Pointe-Noire, Sports venues in the Republic of the Congo

Yanga derailment

The Yanga derailment occurred on 21 June 2010 when a train travelling between Brazzaville and Pointe Noire in the Republic of the Congo was derailed and plunged into a ravine. At least 60 people were initially reported to have been killed and hundreds disappeared with the death toll expected to rise further. The death toll had risen to 76 people and the injury toll had risen to 745 by 23 June 2010.

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Located at -4.78 11.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 2010 in the Republic of the Congo, Railway accidents in 2010, Railway accidents in the Republic of the Congo, Transport in the Republic of the Congo

Pointe-Noire

Pointe-Noire is the second largest city in the Republic of the Congo, following the capital of Brazzaville, and an autonomous department since 2004. Before this date it was the capital of the Kouilou region (now a separate department). It is situated on a headland between Pointe-Noire Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Located at -4.80 11.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Departments of the Republic of the Congo, Pointe-Noire, Populated coastal places in the Republic of the Congo, Populated places in the Republic of the Congo