in Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.559 and 30.252 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 33' 33" and E 30° 15' 8"
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: 09:07 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 5:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2022-12-03 08:23:14

Delve into Bunia

Bunia in Ituri with it's 96,764 habitants is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 1,109 mi (or 1,784 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bunia is now 09:07 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Bunia. The closest is airport we know is Bunia Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Democratic Republic of the Congo is Virunga National Park in a distance of 87 mi (or 140 km), South-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Fort Portal, Kyenjojo and Hoima. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 4th of December 2022

26°C (79 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 5th of December 2022

25°C (77 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 6th of December 2022

27°C (80 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Un dimanche après midi à Bunia

Published: February 26, 2015
Length: 11:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pierre Laberge

Petit film carte-postale sur une réalité africaine incontournable, les églises évangéliques.

ADRA DRC EAST Community Discussion Violence Against Women

Published: October 19, 2012
Length: 03:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Patrick Mphaka

Regional WIPS Project activity. Community discussion about violence against women. A WIPS radio listening group has called the Ituri police Commander in Bunia to discuss how to ensure safety...


Published: January 10, 2009
Length: 52:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PastorJohnDima


Pygmy Man Playing With Iphone & Seeing Himself For One Of His FIRST times

Published: April 17, 2013
Length: 07:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Justin Wren

Help me FREE this man, he is currently a slave! 4 days left! www.indiegogo.com/projects/fight-for-the-forgotten This is my Pygmy brother Mateo... Playing with my iPhone... I'm currently doing...

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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.


Bunia is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and is the headquarters of Ituri Interim Administration in the Ituri region of Orientale Province. It lies at an elevation of 1275 m on a plateau about 30 km west of Lake Albert in the Albertine Rift, and about 25 km east of the Ituri Forest. The city is at the center of the Ituri conflict between the Lendu and Hema.

Located at 1.56667, 30.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bunia, Populated places in Orientale Province

Bunia Airport

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

Located at 1.56583, 30.2208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bunia

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bunia, Буния, BUX, Búnya, Буниа, Буніа, 布尼亞