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Kindu
Jiji la Kindu (Swahili)
Provincial capital and city
Monument in Kindu
Monument in Kindu
Kindu is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kindu
Kindu
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 2°57′S 25°57′E / 2.950°S 25.950°E / -2.950; 25.950
Country DR Congo
ProvinceManiema
City status1988
CommunesAlunguli, Kasuku, Mikelenge
Government
 • MayorAugustin Mulamba[1]
Area
 • Total150 km2 (60 sq mi)
Elevation
504 m (1,654 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total172,321
 • Density1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
ClimateAw
National languageSwahili

Kindu 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.

  1. ^ Mwambilayi, Ivan (19 January 2023). "Kindu: Le maire sortant laisse 350 Fc dans la caisse et des dettes évaluées à 652 millions CDF". Le Barométre (in French). Retrieved 19 January 2023.

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