Goma
in Province du Nord-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.674 and 29.228 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 40' 26" and E 29° 13' 42"
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: 01:42 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:41 am and 5:51 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana 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: 2020-10-27 08:26:33

Explore Goma

Goma in Province du Nord-Kivu with it's 144,124 inhabitants is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 977 mi (or 1,573 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

Local time in Goma is now 01:42 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Goma. The closest is airport we know is Goma International Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 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 Kahuzi-Biega National Park in a distance of 35 mi (or 57 km), West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gisenyi, Kibuye, Kisoro, Gitarama and Byumba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Setting with 0 km/h (0 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Wednesday, 28th of October 2020

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, broken clouds.

Thursday, 29th of October 2020

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Friday, 30th of October 2020

23°C (74 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Belvedere Hotel

Address
2,7 mi
Ruhengeri-Gisenyi Rd
Gisenyi
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


LAKE KIVU SERENA HOTEL

Address
3,0 mi
LAKE KIVU
0000 Gisenyi
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

Auguri da Goma

Published: January 01, 2013
Length: 53:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrea Gramazio

Pubblichiamo un video ricevuto da Carmelina e Albino Pellegrino, volontari VIS a Goma (Congo), presso il centro Salesiano don Bosco Ngangi: "Ho preparato un piccolo video "Auguri da Goma" dove...


AMANI_ UPENDO/CHOIR/GOMA/DRC sikiya maombi yangu dans (VOL2 MASHAURI KWA MUSAFIRI)

Published: December 10, 2014
Length: 35:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Joseph AMANI

UPENDO CHOIR VOL2.


La prise de la ville de Goma en novembre 2012 par le M23 en présence de la MONUSCO

Published: September 25, 2013
Length: 06:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bahara Chris

c'est sans but lucratif juste iau monde entier de tous ce qui se passe dans ma ville de Goma. Eten plus tous les bloggeurs du monde et internautes. CERACUSE KIKA CHRIS,bloggeur francophone...


KEMG et Goma, ville martyre

Published: December 09, 2014
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ghislain de Dreuzy

Présentation de KEMG (Kivu Emergency Medical Group), association médicale sans but lucratif basée à Goma, Nord Kivu, R.D. Congo.


Teaser Meurtre à Goma

Published: May 14, 2010
Length: 34:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ZebraImages

Bande-annonce du reportage de Philippe Brewaeys "Meurtre à Goma" diffusé le 30 juin 2010 à la RTBF dans l'émission "Devoir d'enquête". Réalisation : Erik Silance. Production : Zebra Images.


L'armée et les civils se rapprochent à Bweremana. (Goma RDC, le 31 mai 2013)

Published: May 31, 2013
Length: 01:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IWPR

Dans la ville de Bweremana à cinquante kilomètres à l'est de la ville de Goma, l'armée régulière de la République Démocratique du Congo a commencé une campagne de rapprochement. 'La...


Goma: Après l'occupation du M23, seules les femmes gagnent leur pain

Published: December 09, 2012
Length: 06:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: IWPR

Depuis la prise de la ville de Goma par les rebelles du M23, et leur retait, les banques sont fermées et les salaires ne sont pas payes. Les femmes de Goma se retrouvent seules capables...


Le sort des orphelins (part 1): les conditions dans le camp (Goma RDC)

Published: February 04, 2013
Length: 07:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IWPR

253, c'est le nombre des enfants encadrés au centre « lève-moi », un centre situé à Ngangi 3, un quartier périphérique de la ville de Goma. Parmi eux, 32 enfants Vivant avec VIH, 52...


Le sort des orphelins (Part 3) : sans famille (Goma RDC)

Published: February 14, 2013
Length: 08:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IWPR

Dans le camp de Mugunga, tout près de Goma (RD Congo), diverses organisations s'occupent de l'éducation et de l' assistance psychologique des enfants déplacés, souvent traumatisés. On...


Goma RDC: Les avortements clandestins en hausse

Published: February 25, 2013
Length: 08:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: IWPR

Le phénomène des avortements clandestins est devenu récurent dans la ville de Goma. Le dernier cas est celui enregistré il y a environ une semaine au quartier Mapendo où un fœtus d'environs...


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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.

Goma

Goma is a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi. The lake and the two cities are in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift system. Goma lies only 13 to 18 km due south of the crater of the active Nyiragongo Volcano. The recent history of Goma has been dominated by the volcano and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which in turn fuelled the First and Second Congo Wars.

Located at -1.68333, 29.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in North Kivu, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo–Rwanda border crossings, Cities in the Great Rift Valley

Gisenyi

Gisenyi is a city in Rubavu district in the Western Province of Rwanda. Gisenyi is contiguous with Goma, the city across the border in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The population of the city is about 106 000 (2009).

Located at -1.7, 29.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Western Province, Rwanda, Populated places in Rwanda, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Cities in the Great Rift Valley

Stade de Virunga

Stade de Virunga is a multi-use stadium in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue for DC Virunga. The stadium has a capacity of 8,000 people.

Located at -1.67806, 29.2269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Goma

Goma International Airport

Goma International Airport is an airport serving Goma, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -1.67, 29.2375 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Goma

Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122

On 15 April 2008, Hewa Bora Airways Flight 122, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 plane crashed into a residential and market area of Goma of the Democratic Republic of the Congo immediately south of Goma International Airport.

Located at -1.68139, 29.2394 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Accidents and incidents involving airliners, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2008 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Airliner accidents and incidents involving runway overruns

Gisenyi Airport

Gisenyi Airport is an airport in Rwanda.

Located at -1.68, 29.2583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
, , Western Province, Rwanda, Airports in Rwanda

2013 Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation crash

The 2013 Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation crash was a Fokker 50 cargo service operated by that carrier that crashed in poor weather on approach to Goma International Airport, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on 4 March 2013. There were nine occupants on board the aircraft; six perished in the accident. No fatalities were reported on the ground, despite the aircraft crashing into a populated area of the city of Goma.

Located at -1.68333, 29.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Accidents and incidents involving the Fokker 50, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2013, 2013 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Goma

Sebeya River

The Sebeya River is a river in Western Province, Rwanda that empties into Lake Kivu just south of the town of Gisenyi.

Located at -1.70578, 29.2608 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Rwanda


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ngoma, Goma, غوما, Гома, Γκόμα, گوما, GOM, ゴマ, 고마, 戈马