Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1980
Size of heritage: 600,000 ha
A vast area of primary tropical forest dominated by two spectacular extinct volcanoes, Kahuzi and Biega, the park has a diverse and abundant fauna. One of the last groups of eastern lowland (graueri) gorillas (consisting of only some 250 individuals) lives at between 2,100 and 2,400 m above sea-level.
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Medium airport - 36 mi (58 km) Gisenyi Airport
Medium airport - 37 mi (60 km) Bukavu Kavumu Airport
Medium airport - 56 mi (91 km) Ruhengeri Airport
Small airport - 61 mi (99 km) Kamembe Airport
Medium airport - 67 mi (109 km) Kigali International Airport
Medium airport - 101 mi (163 km) Butare Airport
Small airport - 102 mi (164 km) Bujumbura International Airport
Medium airport - 132 mi (213 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.