Bunyakiri is a town in Kalehe Territory, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country in Central Africa.
Bunyakiri is known for its cultivation of cassava, bananas and palm nuts. In times of peace, it serves as a granary for the city of Bukavu.
Bunyakiri provides access to the Kahuzi-Biega National Park, which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980 and whose best-known rare animal species is the eastern lowland gorilla.
Access : Coordinates: 2° 05′ 30″ S, 28° 34′ 23″ E / Bunyakiri located in the far north of the province of South Kivu, 72 km from the city of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- Bunyakiri is full of natural wonders. There is the Kamishange sea fall as well as the Nyamunene and Bukondo mountain ranges.
- South Kivu is a province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It borders the province of North Kivu to the north, Maniema to the west and Tanganyika to the south. To the east, it borders Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.
- The Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, founded in 1970 by the Belgian Adrien Deschryver, is located in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, 50 km west of Bukavu in the Sud-Kivu region near the western bank of the Kivusete and the border with Rwanda. The park has been UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980
Go next : Bukavu city / The Kahuzi-Biéga National Park , the park has been UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980.