|Country||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Elevation||845 m (2,772 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (Lubumbashi Time)|
The town is the capital of Kabinda District in Kasai-Oriental Province. Kabinda is served by Tunta Airport. The town had 192 364 inhabitants 2010. The town is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kabinda.
Second Congo War
During the Second Congo War Kabinda was devastated by fighting between Congolese forces and Rwandan rebels, who were advancing west on their way to the diamond producing area around Mbuji-Mayi. The town was surrounded and besieged by the Rwandans for two years, however it remained under government control.
- World Gazetteer: Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population Archived 2011-05-22 at the Wayback Machine. Mars 2011
- Gough, David (8 September 2010). "Congo war blamed for 21⁄2 million deaths / Starvation, deprivation kill most -- fighting claims fraction of toll, study says". The San Francisco Chronicle.
- First reaching front-line hospital tell of starvation in Congo's interior Lubbock Online, May 6, 2001
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