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

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.358 and 29.369 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 21' 27" and E 29° 22' 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: 04:28 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:08 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: 3,8 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: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Discover Rumangabo

Rumangabo in Province du Nord-Kivu is a town in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 991 mi (or 1,595 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Rumangabo is now 04:28 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Rumangabo. The closest is airport we know is Ruhengeri Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 21 mi (or 33 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda at a distance of 36 mi (or 59 km). The closest in Democratic Republic of the Congo is Kahuzi-Biega National Park in a distance of 44 mi (or 59 km), North-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisoro, Goma, Gisenyi, Kanungu and Kabale. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

19°C (66 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

19°C (65 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

17°C (63 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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

2011-12 Berggorillas in Ruanda

Published: February 05, 2012
Length: 17:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: schnuffelbaer62

Besuch der Umubano Berggorillafamilie am Bisoke Vulkan in Kinigi Ruanda.

AFRICA with backpack-per RUCKSACK durch AFRIKA_1991/92

Published: July 08, 2008
Length: 50:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jochen A. Hübener

nach einigen snapshots, nach einigen Überblick-Kurzszenen, nach Titel, Landkarte und Streckenverlauf, alles rd. 1 min30, dann die rd. 8.30-minütige Zusammenfassung meiner 17 nach YouTube...

Gorilla compilation

Published: April 26, 2012
Length: 04:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: joshuaavrumgreen

We visited Parc National des Volcan in northern Rwanda to visit this family of 35 gorillas (including 7 babies). Lots of wrestling, snuggling, and hanging out.

Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda - Family (31)

Published: October 28, 2014
Length: 49:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Curtis Ryals

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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.

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) lies in northwestern Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains, which are covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.

Located at -1.48333, 29.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Biosphere reserves of Rwanda, Virunga Mountains, Volcanoes of Rwanda, National parks of Rwanda, Protected areas established in 1925


Murara was a small, short-lived, cinder cone on the flank of Mount Nyamuragira, that began erupting on December 23, 1976. Eruptions from Murara reduced considerably after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on January 10, 1977 and ended completely in April 1977.

Located at -1.40833, 29.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Volcanoes of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Virunga Mountains

Mount Mikeno

Mount Mikeno is a volcanic mountain located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo section of the Virunga Mountains along with Mount Nyiragongo, Mount Nyamuragira, Mount Karisimbi, and Mount Bisoke. At 4,437 metres Mount Mikeno is the second highest peak in the Virunga Mountains and the 13th highest mountain of Africa. Mount Mikeno is home to wildlife such as the mountain gorilla which is on the brink of extinction due to habitat loss, poaching, disease, and war.

Located at -1.46389, 29.4183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Virunga Mountains, Mountains of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rumengabo, Ramangabo, Rumangabo