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Lake Kisale
Lake Kisale is a lake in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (frenc ... (DRC), in Bukama Territory, Haut-Lomami District Haut-Lomami District was a district A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning regions or counties, sever .... At about in area, it is the second largest of the lakes in the Upemba Depression The Upemba Depression (or Kamalondo Depression) is a large marshy bowl area (Depression (geology), depression) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo comprising some fifty lakes, including 22 of relatively large size including Lake Upemba (530&nbs ... (Kamolondo Depression), an extensive mars ...
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Lake Upemba
Lake Upemba is a lake A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, surrounded by land Land is the solid surface of Earth that is not permanently submerged in water. Most but not all land is situated at elevations above sea level (variable ove ... in Bukama Bukama is a town in Haut-Lomami Province of south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo (french: RD Co ..., Haut-Lomami District Haut-Lomami District was a district A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning regions or counties, sever ..., the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DR ...
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Lualaba River
The Lualaba River flows entirely within the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (frenc .... It is the greatest river source (headstream) of the Congo River The Congo River ( kg, Nzâdi Kôngo, french: Fleuve Congo, pt, Rio Congo), formerly also known as the Zaire River, is the second longest river in Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous , after in both case ... by volume of water. The Lualaba is long. Its headwaters The headwaters of a river A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course witho ... are in the country's far ...
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Democratic Republic Of The Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (french: République du Zaïre, link=no, ), was the name of a sovereign state between 1971 and 1997 in Central Africa Central Africa is a subregion of the Africa, African continent comprisi ..., is a country in Central Africa Central Africa is a subregion of the Africa, African continent comprising various countries according to different definitions. Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic .... It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa (commonly called Black Africa) is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara. According to the United Nations, it consists of all list of sovere ...
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Buya Bwa Dalamba
Buya may be, *Buya people, an ethnic group of South Sudan *Buya language (other) *Madam Buya, a ''Homo erectus'' fossil found in Ethiopia *Buyid dynasty or Buyahids (934–1062), a Shia Iranian dynasty founded by the sons of a fisherman named Buya *The Empire of Buya, a fictional kingdom in ''Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds#Buya, Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds'' {{disambiguation ...
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Bukama Territory
Bukama is a Territories of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, territory in the Haut-Lomami province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Politics

Bukama Territory is represented in the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, National Assembly by five deputies: *Prosper Kabila (GSCO) *Edmond Kabongo (UDCO) *Ida Kitwe (FSIR) *Émile Christophe Mota (Union of Federalist Nationalists of Congo, UNAFEC) *Paul Mutonkole (ECT) {{coord missing, Democratic Republic of the Congo Territories of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Populated places in Haut-Lomami ...
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Haut-Lomami District
Haut-Lomami District was a Districts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, district of the pre-2015 Katanga Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The district dates back to the days of the Belgian Congo. At its greatest extent it roughly corresponded to the northern part of the current Lualaba Province and to the present Haut-Lomami Province. Belgian Congo The original four provinces of the Belgian Congo had considerable autonomy, but in 1933 they were reorganized into six provinces, named after their capitals, and the central government assumed more control. Katanga became Elisabethville Province. The number of districts in the colony was reduced to 15. Elisabethville Province was divided into Lualaba District in the west, and Tanganika District and Haut-Katanga District in the east. By 1955 Lualaba had been greatly reduced in size, with the northern part of the district split off as Haut-Lomami District and part of the east transferred to Luapula-Moero District. ...
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Upemba Depression
The Upemba Depression (or Kamalondo Depression) is a large marshy bowl area (depression Depression may refer to: Mental health * Depression (mood), a state of low mood and aversion to activity * Mood disorders characterized by depression are commonly referred to as simply ''depression'', including: ** Dysthymia ** Major depressive ...) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (frenc ... comprising some fifty lakes, including 22 of relatively large size including Lake Upemba Lake Upemba is a lake in Bukama, Haut-Lomami District, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It, and nearby Lake Kisale, is surrounded by the Upemba Depression in Upemba National Park. The nearest town is Nyonga, and the nearest hospital is located ... (530 km) an ...
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Upemba National Park
Upemba National Park is a large national park in Haut-Lomami, Lualaba Province & Haut-Katanga Province (formerly in Katanga Province) of the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, formerly Zaire. Geography At the time of the creation of Upemba National Park, on 15 May 1939, the park had a surface area of . It was the largest park in Africa. In July 1975, the limits were revised and today the integral park has an area of with an annex of a further . Its lower section is located in the Upemba Depression, a lush area of lakes and marshes including the eponymous Lake Upemba, and bordered by the Lualaba River. Its higher section is in the dryer Kibara Plateau mountains. History Upemba National Park was first established in 1939. As with much of the wildlife of the region, in contemporary times the park continues to be threatened by the activities of poachers, pollution, and the activities of refugees and militia. There are also a handful of villages in the park. In recent years ...
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Lake Nzilo
Lake Nzilo (formerly Lake Delcommune, also Lac del Commune) is a reservoir formed by a hydroelectric dam on the Lualaba River in the Haut-Lomami, Haut-Lomami Province of the southern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is about northeast of the major copper mining area of Kolwezi. The reservoir was originally named after the Belgian soldier and explorer Alexandre Delcommune. Dam The dam with hydroelectric power plant was built to provide power for copper mining operations. The infrastructure of this plant is four units and has a design capacity of 100MW. The last unit was commissioned in 1953. It is currently operated by SNEL (Societe Nationale d'Electricite). Reservoir The reservoir also provides a source of water for these operations. The site was an area of wetlands along the Lualaba River before it was dammed. Some of the habitat around the lake is swamps. It has been stocked with fish, and is now an important site for waterbirds. Pollution and recreation Although ...
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Graben
In geology Geology (from the γῆ, ''gē'' ("earth") and -λoγία, ''-logia'', ("study of", "discourse")) is a branch of concerned with both the liquid and , the of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time. Geology can ..., a graben () is a depressed block of the crust of a planet or moon, bordered by parallel normal fault In geology, a fault is a Plane (geometry), planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of Rock (geology), rock across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movements. Large faults within the Earth's Crust (geolo ...s. Etymology ''Graben'' is a loan word A loanword (also loan word or loan-word) is a word In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes that can be uttered in isolation with semantic, objective or pragmatics, practical meaning (linguis ... from German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * ...
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Lake Kabwe
A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a Depression (geology), basin, surrounded by land, and set apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake. Lakes lie on land and are not part of the World Ocean, ocean, although, like the much larger oceans, they do form part of the Earth's water cycle. Lakes are distinct from lagoons, which are generally coastal parts of the ocean. Lakes are typically larger and deeper than ponds, which also lie on land, though there are no official or scientific definitions. Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams, which usually flow in a channel on land. Most lakes are fed and drained by rivers and streams. Natural lakes are generally found in mountainous areas, rift zones, and areas with ongoing glacier, glaciation. Other lakes are found in endorheic basins or along the courses of mature rivers, where a river channel has widened into a basin. Some parts of the world have many lakes formed by the chaotic d ...
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