in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -2.491 and 28.843 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -2° 29' 26" and E 28° 50' 34"
- 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: 05:43 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:07 am and 6:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Banana Village
- This place on Geonames.org
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
Bukavu in South Kivu Province with it's 225,389 inhabitants is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 942 mi (or 1,515 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital.
Local time in Bukavu is now 05:43 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bukavu. The closest is airport we know is Kamembe Airport in Rwanda in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 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 69 mi (or 111 km), North.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cibitoke, Buganda, Kibuye, Gikongoro and Bubanza. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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29.11.2014::DIVISION 1-J7::ENTRAINEMENT AVANT / TRAINING BEFORE MUUNGANO-MAZEMBE
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Clip VDAY Congo
Avec le concours de l'UNICEF et sur l'initiative VDAY, des chanteurs musiciens chantent sous la direction du maestro Souzy Kassey.
Peuples des grands lacs 1 FR Congo
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Pecheur, Lac Kivu
Une chanson decrivant le regret du pecheur du lac Kivu quand il pense a son avenir.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Bukavu is a city in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), lying at the extreme south-western edge of Lake Kivu, west of Cyangugu in Rwanda, and separated from it by the outlet of the Ruzizi River. It is the capital of the South Kivu province and as of 2012 it had an estimated population of 806,940.
Kamembe International Airport is an airport near Cyangugu and Kamembe in Rwanda. RwandAir operates 13 weekly flights to and from Kigali, with a Dash 8-100. The airport receives others flights from Tanzania, Uganda and DR Congo. Early in 2010, the Rwanda Gouvernement announced that Kamembe will be modernised.
Rusizi is a district (akarere) in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Cyangugu, the major city of the Rwandan south-west and the district contains large parts of the former Cyangugu Province.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bukavu.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bukavu, Costermansville, BKY, Costermansstad, Букаву