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Basic information about South_Kivu
South Kivu (French: Sud-Kivu) is a province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its capital is Bukavu.
Cities, towns & villages in South Kivu
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FiziFizi is a territory in the South of Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, bordering the South Kivu territories of Uvira, Mwenga and Shabunda to the North, Lake Tanganyika in the East, and the provinces Katanga in the South and Maniema in the West. Show Fizion the map
KibangaKibanga, formerly called Lavigerieville, is a settlement in the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The White Fathers founded the first mission station on the west of the lake at Mulweba in 1880, and founded the mission at Kibanga, slightly further south on the lakeshore, in June 1883.Kibanga is located to the south of the Ubwari Peninsula, on the west side of Lake Tanganyika.The local potentate, Rumaliza, tolerated the foundation of the missions at Mulwewa and Kibanga, but prevented establishment of a station at Ujiji, at the extreme northeast of the lake. Show Kibangaon the map
BarakaBaraka is a town in the eastern Congolese province of South Kivu, on Lake Tanganyika. This is the main town of the Fizi Territory. Its population in late 2014 was around 120,000 and predominantly French speaking. Other estimates give 90,000. The name of the city means \"lucky\" in Swahili. In 2014, the city drew attention as a pilot project for the Missing Maps project. As of 2015, in Baraka there were no paved roads, no running water, and no electricity. Show Barakaon the map
MinovaMinova is a town and refugee area in northern South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since 1994 Minova has grown from a village to a large town, primarily due to the influx of refugees from the fighting associated with the First and the Second Congo wars, and subsequent continued fighting. As of 2012 Minova had grown to incorporate the former village of Butando to the northwest. On June 13, 1999, the fugitive, genocidaire and former Radio-Télévision Libre des Milles Collines animatrice Valérie Bemeriki was arrested in Minova. Show Minovaon the map
KifukaKifuka is a village in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The village, located at 970 metres (3,180 ft) altitude in a mountainous region, is the nearest populated place to the site which receives the most annual lightning strikes of any place worldwide; the region is struck by 158 lightning bolts per square kilometer each year. Show Kifukaon the map
LuvungiLuvungi is a village or small town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, situated in eastern South Kivu province. It has a population of under 100. In 2010, it was reported that mass rape had occurred in the village during the ongoing Kivu conflict, despite the presence of United Nations' MONUSCO peacekeepers nearby. Show Luvungion the map
MulengeMulenge is a city of the Kigoma group in Uvira Territory, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. It is located on the highlands overlooking the town of Uvira. The town's name gave rise to the term Banyamulenge, literally \"people of Mulenge\", a name for the mainly Tutsi Kinyarwanda speakers resident in South Kivu. Show Mulengeon the map
RuningoRuningo is a town in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located near the border with Burundi along National Highway 5, north of Butaho. Show Runingoon the map
ButahoButaho is a town in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located near the border with Burundi along National Highway 5. Show Butahoon the map
States, regions, administrative units in South Kivu
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FiziFizi is a territory in the South of Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, bordering the South Kivu territories of Uvira, Mwenga and Shabunda to the North, Lake Tanganyika in the East, and the provinces Katanga in the South and Maniema in the West.Show on map
IdjwiIdjwi or Ijwi is an island in Lake Kivu, belonging to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At 70 km (43 mi) in length and with an area of 340 km2 (131 sq mi), it is the second largest inland island in Africa, and the tenth largest in the world. Idjwi is roughly equidistant between the DRC and Rwanda, with 10 to 15 kilometres (6 to 9 mi) separating its western shore from the DRC mainland and a similar distance between its eastern shore and the coastline of Rwanda. The island's southern tip, however, lies only 1 kilometre from a promontory of the Rwandan coast.Show on map
ShabundaShabunda is a territory of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Shabunda is the largest territory in the province, covering more than 25,000 square kilometres. According to the Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, in 2002 it was \"home to over a million people. The administrative centre, Shabunda, is nearly 3,000 km from the capital, Kinshasa. There are no telephones, no postal services and no radio. Only landing strips keep the territory from being completely cut off\".Show on map
WalunguWalungu is a territory of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo It was the site of a plane crash on May 25, 2005 when a chartered Maniema Union Antonov An-28 aircraft, owned by Victoria Air, crashed into a mountain near Walungu, about 30 minutes after takeoff. All of the 22 passengers and 5 crew members were killed (see 2005 in aviation). Walungu Territory comprises a number of Groupments and Chefferie' notably Burhale Groupment, Ihembe Groupment, Mushinga Groupment and many more. UN Peacekeeping Force has also been employed to counter foreign armed groups and local militias which are committing HRVs (Human Rights Violations) while exploring minerals from the area.Show on map
UviraUvira is a city in Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, located at the extreme north end of Lake Tanganyika. There is a lake port called Kalundu at the southern end of the town, which provides links by boat to Kalemie in Katanga Province, Kigoma in Tanzania, Pulungu in Zambia and Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. The town is linked by road to Bukavu, the capital of Sud-Kivu, and Bujumbura. The town is 120 km from Bukavu and 60 km from the territory of Fizi. Uvira is a Roman Catholic diocese, a suffragan of the archdiocese of Bukavu.Show on map
BukavuBukavu (former official names: Costermansville (French) and Costermansstad (Dutch)) 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. The current Governor of Bukavu is Marcelin Chishambo.Show on map
BukavuBukavu (former official names: Costermansville (French) and Costermansstad (Dutch)) 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. The current Governor of Bukavu is Marcelin Chishambo.Show on map
KaleheKalehe Territory is a territory in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its administrative centre is the town of Kalehe on the western shore of Lake Kivu. Other important towns include Buguli, Bunyakiri, Kalangala, Kalungu, and Minova.Show on map
South Kivu ProvinceSouth Kivu (French: Sud-Kivu) is one of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its capital is Bukavu.Show on map
MwengaMwenga is a territory in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo .Show on map
KabareKabare Territory is a territory in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. On 7 August 2015 the 2015 South Kivu earthquake, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, struck 35 km (22 mi) north northeast of Kabare at a depth of 12.0 km (7.5 mi).Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in South Kivu
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LuberiziLuberizi is a town in the province of South Kivu of the Democratic Republic of Congo. At an elevation of 957 metres, it has a local population of about 25,462. It sits astride the N5 road where it crosses the Luberizi River, nearly midway between Uvira to the south and Bukavu to the north.Show on map