Kafufu River

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for the article about the river in Angola see Kafufu River (Angola)

The Kafufu or Kavu is a river of southwestern Tanzania. It flows through the Rukwa Valley, flowing between Lake Chada and emptying into Lake Rukwa.[1] The river is deep and has a rapid flow.[2] The Kafufu valley has significant reserves of iron and coal.[3]


  1. ^ Hughes, R. H.; Hughes, J. S. (1992). A Directory of African wetlands. IUCN. p. 251. ISBN 978-2-88032-949-5. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1880). Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and monthly record of geography. Edward Stanford. p. 763. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Willard R. Espy (1950). Bold New Program. Harper. p. 120. Retrieved 31 March 2012.