region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kivu is a region in the east of Democratic Republic of the Congo. It runs along the western shore of Lake Tanganyika.

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Map of Kivu
  • 1 Bukavu
  • 2 Bunagana - tiny township in rebel territory, notable only as the easiest land crossing into the more visitor friendly parts of Uganda and the visitor delights of Kisoro
  • 3 Goma

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Influenced by neighbouring Burundi, Rwanda, & Uganda this region is known for its volcanoes, mountain gorillas, and, tragically, its unfathomable conflicts

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See the warning on the Democratic Republic of the Congo article for information on the security situation.

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