|Country||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Elevation||746 m (2,448 ft)|
Uvira is a city in Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo, located at the extreme north end of Lake Tanganyika. There is a lake port called Kalundu at the southern end of the town, which provides links by boat to Kalemie in Katanga Province, Kigoma in Tanzania, Pulungu in Zambia and Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.
The town is linked by road to Bukavu, the capital of Sud-Kivu, and Bujumbura. The town is 120 km from Bukavu and 60 km from the territory of Fizi. Uvira is a Roman-Catholic diocese, a suffragan of the archdiocese of Bukavu.
- "Retracing Che Guevara's Congo Footsteps". BBC News. 25 November 2004.
- Map "Uvira, Sud-Kivu, Congo-Kinshasa" (PDF). Reférential Geographique Commun, République Démocratique du Congo. 21 December 2012.
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