Saturday, September 18, 2021

Destinations in DR Congo

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Cities in DR Congo

  • Kinshasa – Capital
  • Bukavu
  • Goma
  • Kananga
  • Kisangani
  • Kidu
  • Lubumbashi
  • Matadi
  • Mbandaka

Regions in DR Congo

Western DRC(Kinshasa)
Kinshasa, the nation’s capital, and the country’s sole port are both located here. Tropical woods and grazing pastures predominate.

Katanga
mostly fertile plateaus for agriculture & ranching, home to much of the country’s recoverable minerals; de facto independent from 1960-1966 during the “Katanga Crisis”

Kasai
significant diamond mining, not much else.

Kivu (Bukavu, Goma, Kahuzi-Biega National Park,Virunga National Park,)
This area, which is affected by Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda, is renowned for its volcanoes, mountain gorillas, and unfortunately, incomprehensible wars.

Congo Basin (Garamba National Park, Maiko National Park, Okapi Wildlife Reserve, Salonga National Park)
the DRC’s portion and the majority of the world’s second largest jungle after the Amazon.

Other destinations in DR Congo

UNESCO has designated many parks as World Heritage Sites.

  • Virunga National Park
  • Kahuzi-Biega National Park
  • Garamba National Park
  • Salonga National Park
  • Okapi Wildlife Reserve
  • Maiko National Park