Bukavu
in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Explore Bukavu

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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Videos from this area

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29.11.2014::DIVISION 1-J7::ENTRAINEMENT AVANT / TRAINING BEFORE MUUNGANO-MAZEMBE

Published: November 30, 2014
Length: 33:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tout Puissant Mazembe

29 Novembre 2014 / 29th November 2014 Stade de la Concorde de Kadutu / Bukavu Division 1 - 7e journée / Day 7 Olympique Club Muungano - Tout Puissant Mazembe Dernière séance ...


30.11.2014::DIVISION 1-J7::OC MUUNGANO-TP MAZEMBE::0-1

Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 29:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tout Puissant Mazembe

30 Novembre 2014 / 30th November 2014 Stade de la Concorde de Kadutu / Bukavu Linafoot / Division I 2014-2015 7e Journée / Day 7 Olympique Club Muungano 0-1 Tout Puissant Mazembe 89e ...


Enfant et droits

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 51:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 3TAMIS

Restaurer l'enfant dans ses droits et réprimer les violences sexuelles...


Rwanda Soccer Commentator

Published: October 02, 2009
Length: 29:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FFpatzaz

9 year old boy commentates our street kid soccer game.


Warrantage schemes

Published: February 27, 2013
Length: 30:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CIALCAafrica

Promoting farmer warrantage schemes for improved crop income. www.cialca.org.


Clip VDAY Congo

Published: February 21, 2011
Length: 13:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: seigneurd87

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

Published: July 02, 2012
Length: 10:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: André BOSSUROY

A l'occasion des 50 ans de l'indépendance du Burundi et du Rwanda, trois jeunes reporters se sont rendus dans la région des Grands Lacs et y ont rencontré des ONG locales actives dans le...


Extrait de la présentation officielle du logiciel Regulus

Published: October 01, 2014
Length: 43:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Issa Kaduli

Le logiciel d'appui et de suivi des activités scolaire ainsi que de la communication parents-écoles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iodUFbHsJx4 a était présenté officiellement par le...


Rehema Ministry Muponyi by Dj Gus Collection

Published: October 18, 2013
Length: 54:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gus Utena


Pecheur, Lac Kivu

Published: August 04, 2014
Length: 56:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Josaphat MWENDAMBIO

Une chanson decrivant le regret du pecheur du lac Kivu quand il pense a son avenir.


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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.

Bukavu

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.

Located at -2.5, 28.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Bukavu, Populated places established in 1901, Populated places in South Kivu, Populated places on Lake Kivu, Ruzizi River, South Kivu

Kamembe Airport

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.

Located at -2.46222, 28.9078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cyangugu, Western Province, Rwanda, Airports in Rwanda

Rusizi District

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.

Located at -2.48333, 28.8967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Rwanda, Rusizi District


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bukavu, Costermansville, BKY, Costermansstad, Букаву