Bulungu, Bandundu

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Bulungu
Bulungu is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bulungu
Bulungu
Location in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 4°33′S 18°36′E / 4.55°S 18.6°E / -4.55; 18.6Coordinates: 4°33′S 18°36′E / 4.55°S 18.6°E / -4.55; 18.6
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Bandundu Province
District Kwilu District
Territory Bulungu Territory
Elevation[1] 1,276 ft (389 m)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 57,168
Time zone Kinshasa Time (UTC+1)

Bulungu is a community in the Kwilu District of Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The town lies on the southwestern bank of the Kwilu River, downstream from Kikwit. Bulungu is the headquarters of the Bulungu Territory.[3] As of 2012 the population was estimated to be 57,168.[2]

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as tropical wet and dry (Aw).[1]

Climate data for Bulungu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
30.4
(86.7)
30.5
(86.9)
30.7
(87.3)
30.6
(87.1)
30.5
(86.9)
30.1
(86.2)
30.7
(87.3)
30.4
(86.7)
30
(86)
29.7
(85.5)
29.6
(85.3)
30.24
(86.45)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.1
(77.2)
25.5
(77.9)
25.6
(78.1)
25.8
(78.4)
25.4
(77.7)
24.4
(75.9)
24.1
(75.4)
24.9
(76.8)
25.1
(77.2)
25.1
(77.2)
25
(77)
25.1
(77.2)
25.09
(77.17)
Average low °C (°F) 20.6
(69.1)
20.7
(69.3)
20.7
(69.3)
20.9
(69.6)
20.2
(68.4)
18.3
(64.9)
18.1
(64.6)
19.1
(66.4)
19.9
(67.8)
20.3
(68.5)
20.3
(68.5)
20.6
(69.1)
19.98
(67.96)
Source: Climate-data.org[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "CLIMATE: BULUNGU". climate-data.org. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Bandundu: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  3. ^ X. Blaes, PNUD-SIG (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo". UNOCHA and PNUD. Retrieved 2011-11-22.