Kwilu River

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The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.wikipedia
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Bandundu Province

BandunduBandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.
Other major rivers are the Kwango, Kwenge, Kwilu and Lukenie.

Bandundu (city)

BandunduBandundu, Democratic Republic of the CongoBanningville
The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.
Bandundu is located on the east bank of the Kwango River, just north of the juncture of the Kwango and the Kwilu, and 8 km south from the mouth of the Kwango on the Kasai River.

Kikwit

Kwkwit
In the DRC the river flows past the towns of Gungu, Kikwit, Bulungu, Bagata, Rutherfordia and Bandundu.
Kikwit is the largest city and capital of Kwilu Province, lying on the Kwilu River in the southwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Kwango River

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The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.
Lunda expansion in the valley promoted a common political and cultural heritage while also promoting slave trading, accounting for the low population densities between the Kwango and Kwilu rivers.

Gungu

Gungu TerritoryKifuza
In the DRC the river flows past the towns of Gungu, Kikwit, Bulungu, Bagata, Rutherfordia and Bandundu.
The town lies west of the Kwilu River.

Bulungu, Kwilu

BulunguBulungu TerritoryBulungu, Bandundu
In the DRC the river flows past the towns of Gungu, Kikwit, Bulungu, Bagata, Rutherfordia and Bandundu.
The town lies on the southwestern bank of the Kwilu River, downstream from Kikwit.

Bagata, Kwilu

BagataBagata, Bandundu
In the DRC the river flows past the towns of Gungu, Kikwit, Bulungu, Bagata, Rutherfordia and Bandundu.
It is the administrative headquarters of Bagata Territory, and is situated on the Kwilu River between Kikwit and Bandundu.

Lusanga, Kwilu

LusangaLeverville
Lusanga, formerly Leverville, lies at the location where the Kwenge River joins the Kwilu, between Kikwit and Bulungu.
It is at the confluence of the Kwenge and Kwilu rivers.

Kwenge River

Kwenge
Lusanga, formerly Leverville, lies at the location where the Kwenge River joins the Kwilu, between Kikwit and Bulungu.
It flows north from the Angolan border through the Kwango and Kwilu districts, joining the Kwilu River below Kikwit.

Kasai River

KasaiKwah RiverKasaï River
The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.

Angola

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The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of CongoCongoDR Congo
The Kwilu River is a major river that originates in Angola and flows north through Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the city of Bandundu, where it joins the Kwango River just before this stream enters the Kasai River.

Meander

meandersoxbowincised meander
It is a meandering river.

Sand

sand grainsandybeach sand
The bed material is sand.

Congo Basin

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They drop steeply to the flat central Congo Basin at between 500 m and 300 m above sea level.

The Poisonwood Bible

Poisonwood BibleThe Poisonwood Bible: A Novel
The Poisonwood Bible (1998), by Barbara Kingsolver, is a best-selling novel about a missionary family, the Prices, who in 1959 move from the U.S. state of Georgia to the village of Kilanga in the Belgian Congo, close to the Kwilu River.

Kikwit Airport

Kikwit
Kikwit Airport is an airport serving the Kwilu River port of Kikwit, the capital city of the Kwilu District in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Kingdom of Kongo

KongoCongoKongo Kingdom
A dynasty of rulers from this small polity built up its rule along the Kwilu valley, and its members are buried in Nsi Kwilu, its capital.

Kwilu Province

Kwilu DistrictKwiluKwango
It takes its name from the Kwilu River, which crosses the province from south to north.

Congo River

CongoCongo River BasinRiver Congo
The Kwilu River originates in the hills near the Angolan border and enters the Congo some 100 km upstream from Matadi.

Masi-Manimba Territory

Masi-Manimba
Its headquarters are in the town of Masi-Manimba, on the Lukula River, a tributary of the Kwilu River.