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Map of Maniema district in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Basic information about Maniema
Maniema is a province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its capital is Kindu. Henry Morton Stanley explored the area, calling it Manyema.:Vol.Two,96
Cities, towns & villages in Maniema
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Bena-KambaBena Kamba is a community on the Lomami River in Maniema province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Limami, which flows northward parallel to the Lualaba or Upper Congo River, is navigable as far south as Bena Kamba. From there, it is not far to travel by land to Riba Riba on the Lualaba, bypassing the rapids lower down.Louis Napoléon Chaltin took this route in his 1893 campaign against Arab slavers.In 1891 Alexandre Delcommune chose to travel to the Luabala via Bena-Kamba on his expedition to Katanga, although his route up the Lualaba turned out to be extremely difficult, with many rapids to be negotiated. Show Bena-Kambaon the map
NyangweNyangwe is a town in Maniema, on the right bank of the Lualaba in the Democratic Republic of Congo (territory of Kasongo). It was one of the main slave trading states in the region at the end of the 19th century. The town was founded around 1860, and a first sultan named Dougombi established in 1868. Munia Muhara was the sultan of the town by the time of the 1892–1894 war in the Eastern Congo. Show Nyangweon the map
KinduKindu is a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the capital of Maniema province. It has a population of about 200,000 and is situated on the Lualaba River at an altitude of about 500 metres, and is about 400 km west of Bukavu. Kindu is linked by rail to the mining areas of Kalemie, Kamina and Kananga to the south. It also has an airport with a 2,200 metre runway and has historically been an important port along the Congo River system. Show Kinduon the map
LokanduLokandu is a community in Maniema Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Lualaba River downstream from Kindu. Henry Morton Stanley refers to it as \"the frontier village of Manyema, which is called Riba-Riba.\" The town was formerly called Riba Riba, when it was burned down in 1893 by a force led by Louis Napoléon Chaltin striking overland from Bena-Kamba. After being rebuilt, it took its present name. Show Lokanduon the map
KasongoKasongo, also known as Piani Kasongo, is a town and Territory, located in Maniema Province of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Show Kasongoon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Maniema
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Province du ManiemaManiema is one of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its capital is Kindu.Show on map
PangiPangi is a community in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the administrative center of Pangi Territory in Maniema Province.Show on map
PuniaPunia is a territory in Maniema province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
Different buildings in Maniema
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Kindu AirportKindu Airport (IATA: KND, ICAO: FZOA) is an airport in Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Maniema
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ElilaThe Elila River is a tributary of the Lualaba River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It rises in Mwenga Territory of Sud-Kivu Province and flows west through Shabunda Territory and then Pangi Territory in Maniema Province, entering the Lualaba just downstream of Kindu. In the upper reaches there are rolling grasslands to the south of the river, but the Itombwe Mountains to the north are rugged, covered by rainforest except where rock bluffs emerge from the steepest slopes. This country is home to gorillas.The middle and upper Elila valley is traditionally home to the Lega people.Show on map