Basankusu
in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.221 and 19.802 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 13' 15" and E 19° 48' 7"
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: 04:59 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:40 am and 5:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.865 and -157.552 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Poland Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 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: 2020-07-12 07:21:15

Delve into Basankusu

Basankusu in Équateur Province is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 493 mi (or 793 km) north-east of Kinshasa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Basankusu is now 04:59 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kinshasa with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Basankusu. The closest is airport we know is Basankusu Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Impfondo, Boende, Mbandaka, Mbaiki and Gbadolite. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 13th of July 2020

27°C (80 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

21°C (70 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

23°C (73 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Videos from this area

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Basankusu: rainforest village - village de la forêt tropicale

Published: November 14, 2014
Length: 18:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Francis Hannaway

Take a speedy tour through the streets of Basankusu - deep in the Equatorial rainforest of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Then explore the other short and snappy videos on my channel and...


Basankusu: typical houses in the Congolese rainforest

Published: April 13, 2014
Length: 41:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Francis Hannaway

A short video clip showing the make-up of a typical house in the rainforest villages of the Democratic Republic of Congo.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Basankusu Airport

Basankusu Airport is an airport in Basankusu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at 1.22472, 19.7889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Basankusu, Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lopori River

The Lopori river is a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Lopori, and the Maringa River to the south, join near Basankusu to form the Lulonga River, a tributary of the Congo River. The Lopori / Maringa basin is called the Maringa-Lopori-Wamba forest Landscape, an area of great ecological importance.

Located at 1.23617, 19.8117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo drainage basin

Maringa River

The Maringa river is a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Maringa, and the Lopori River to the north, join near Basankusu to form the Lulonga River, a tributary of the Congo River. The Maringa / Lopori basin contains the Maringa-Lopori-Wamba Landscape, an area of great ecological importance. The Ngando people live in the Maringa River area north of Ikela.

Located at 1.22857, 19.818 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo drainage basin

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Basankuzu, Basankusu, BSU, 巴桑庫蘇