Goma is a tourist city of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the extreme east near Rwanda. In 2002 Goma was destroyed by lava from the which buried most of the town’s streets, particularly the town centre.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 144,000
  • IATA airport code: GOM
  • United Nations Location Code: CD GOM
  • Latitude: 1° 40' 26.7" (1.6741°) south
  • Longitude: 29° 13' 42.4" (29.2285°) east
  • Elevation: 1518 meters (4980 feet)
  • Wikidata: Goma
  • Wikimedia Commons: Goma

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Arabic: غوما, Bulgarian: Гома, Chinese: 戈马, French: Goma, German: Goma, Greek: Γκόμα, Italian: Goma, Japanese: ゴマ, Korean: 고마, Persian: گوما, Portuguese: Goma, Russian: Гома, Serbian: Гома, Spanish: Goma, Ukrainian: Гома, Urdu: گوما, Ngoma

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