Yambuku is a small village in Mongala Province in northern . It was the center of the first documented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in 1976, with the alleging that a man from Yambuku was case 0.
2.8248° or 2° 49' 29.2" north
22.2244° or 22° 13' 27.8" east
486 metres (1594 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1102158818
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 亚布库
  • Czech: Yambuku
  • Dutch: Yambuku
  • French: Yambuku
  • German: Yambuku
  • Macedonian: Јамбуку
  • Persian: یامبوکو
  • Polish: Yambuku
  • Portuguese: Yambuku
  • Romanian: Yambuku
  • Scots: Yambuku
  • Swedish: Yambuku
  • Urdu: یامبوکو

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