Bumba, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Bumba
Bumba is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bumba
Bumba
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 2°11′04″N 22°28′13″E / 2.18444°N 22.47028°E / 2.18444; 22.47028
Country Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Mongala
Elevation 409 m (1,342 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 107,307
National Language Lingala
Climate Af

Bumba is a town and river port in Mongala Province, in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, lying on the River Congo. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 107,626.[1] The town has neither electricity nor running water.[2]

Transport[edit]

The 600 mm (1 ft 11 58 in) narrow gauge Vicicongo line from Bumba to Isiro as of 2007 is not operational (see Transport in DR Congo). The town is served by Bumba Airport. The Congo River serves as the main transportation artery.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved January 21, 2009. 
  2. ^ Poon, Linda (3 May 2015). "What Happens To A Country When An Outbreak Of Ebola Ends?". NPR. Retrieved 4 May 2015. 

Coordinates: 02°11′04″N 22°28′13″E / 2.18444°N 22.47028°E / 2.18444; 22.47028