Kasangulu
in Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Jardin Zoologique (zoo, (21 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-4.583 and 15.166 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -4° 34' 59" and E 15° 9' 55"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CDF
Spoken languages:
French, Lingala, Kongo
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:32 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
4.690 and -160.409 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Matanibike Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Democratic Republic of the Congo. Last Update: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Delve into Kasangulu

Kasangulu in Bas-Congo Province with it's 27,961 habitants is a city located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 20 mi (or 33 km) south-west of Kinshasa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kasangulu is now 10:32 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kinshasa with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Kasangulu. The closest is airport we know is Ndolo Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We saw 1 points of interest near this location.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kinshasa, Brazzaville, Kinkala, Madingou and Mbanza Congo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Photos provided and hosted by Panoramio. Images are under the copyright of their owners.
More info shown for each image when viewed in detail.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Bonobos at Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary

Published: July 21, 2012
Length: 40:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Christina Bergey

Video of the bonobos at Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. I visited in July 2012. More information from their website, http://www.friendsofbonobos.org/.


Mr Hannaway visits Lola ya Bonobo

Published: July 19, 2013
Length: 24:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Francis Hannaway

Mr Hannaway visits the Lola ya Bonobo sanctuary in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lola ya Bonobo was founded and is run by Claudine André to save this endangered species (pan.


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kisantu

Kisantu, also known as Inkisi, is a town in the western Democratic Republic of Congo, lying south west of Kinshasa, on the Inkisi River. It is known for its large cathedral and for its botanical gardens, which include an arboretum of indigenous trees.

Located at -4.615, 15.1044 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bas-Congo

University of Kinshasa

The University of Kinshasa (French, Université de Kinshasa), was one of three universities, along with University of Kisangani and University of Lubumbashi, created following the division of the National University of Zaire (UNAZA). It is located in Kinshasa. The university had an enrollment of 26,186 and a faculty and research staff of 1,530 in the 2006-2007 academic year, and currently has ten academic divisions.

Located at -4.41944, 15.3097 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Educational institutions established in 1954, Education in Kinshasa

Lola ya Bonobo

Founded by Claudine Andre in 1994, Lola ya Bonobo is the world's only sanctuary for orphaned bonobos. Since 2002, the sanctuary has been located at the Petites Chutes de la Lukaya, just outside of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lola ya Bonobo means 'paradise for bonobos' in Lingala, the main language of Kinshasa. In 2012, Lola ya Bonobo was home to 60 bonobos who live in 30 hectares of primary forest. Typically, bonobos arrive as young infants.

Located at -4.48694, 15.2681 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bonobo, Conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Wildlife sanctuaries

Kasangulu

Kasangulu is a town in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -4.59111, 15.1708 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bas-Congo

Kintoni

Kintoni is a town in southwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -4.73056, 15.0764 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kindamba, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kindamba is a town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo situated to the southwest of the capital, Kinshasa.

Located at -4.75028, 15.1394 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lukaya River

The Lukaya is a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its source is located in the Crystal Mountains (Montagnes de Cristal), from which it runs eastward through Bas-Congo, then runs into the banks of the Ndjili River. The rail line from Matadi to Kinshasa runs along the river valley for a time, passing to the south and then to the east of Kinshasa. At one point the river was the namesake of a district in the Congo Free State.

Located at -4.49472, 15.2822 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Petites Chutes de la Lukaya

The Petites Chutes de la Lukaya is a set of small waterfalls on the Lukaya River. They are just south of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are perhaps 1 metre high. During the colonial era, Jesuits who settled on the Ndjili River in June 1893 at Kimbangu, in what is now Masina, were the first Catholic missionaries in the area.

Located at -4.48571, 15.2671 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kasangulu.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kasangulu