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South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

South Kivu is one of 11 primary administrative regions in Democratic Republic of the Congo with a population of approximately 3,909,135 people.

Facts and figures on South Kivu at a glance

Region name: South Kivu (South Kivu Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 3,909,135 people
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of South Kivu (South Kivu Province) is located in the regional capital Bukavu (Bukavu) with a population of 225,389 people.

The distance as the crow flies from South Kivu's regional capital Bukavu to Democratic Republic of the Congo's capital Kinshasa (Kinshasa) is approximately 1,517 km (943 mi).

Facts and figures about South Kivu
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
South Kivu South Kivu Province3,909,135 peopleBukavu Bukavu225,389 people

Compare with other regions in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Map of South Kivu

Map of South Kivu

Information on South Kivu

Information on South Kivu
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
South Kivu South Kivu ProvinceBukavu Bukavu6Democratic Republic of the CongoAfrica

Time in South Kivu

Time in South Kivu
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 8:07amNoSun, 22 Oct 2017 - 8:07amUTC +2.0Africa/Lubumbashi

Geographic coordinates of South Kivu

Latitude & Longitude of South Kivu
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map3°10'00.0"S (-3.1666700°)28°15'00.0"E (28.2500000°)

Subregions in South Kivu

There are 6 administrative subregions in South Kivu.
Subregions in South Kivu
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bukavu Bukavu1.---
Fizi Fizi2.---
Kabare Kabare3.---
Kalehe Kalehe4.---
Mwenga Mwenga5.---
South Kivu South Kivu6.---

External sources of information on South Kivu

South Kivu on Wikipedia