Kivu is a region in the east of . It runs along the western shore of .

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is in the . Photo: Caitjeenk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of province in the eastern . Photo: MONUSCO Photos, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is in the . It is on the border with .

The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected area near town in eastern . Photo: Joe McKenna, CC BY 2.0.


is at the far western edge of the Kivu region of the , just over the border from a tranquil and hard-working region of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


Latitude of center
-2.5° or 2° 30' south
Longitude of center
28° or 28° east

Also Known As

  • Asturian; Bable: Kivu
  • Chinese: 基伍
  • Chinese: 基伍省
  • Chinese: 基伏省
  • Dutch: Kivu
  • Finnish: Kivu
  • French: Grand Kivu
  • French: Kivou
  • French: Kivu
  • French: Kivus
  • German: Kivu
  • Hebrew: קיוו
  • Indonesian: Kivu
  • Italian: Kivu
  • Japanese: キヴ州
  • Norwegian: Kivu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kivu-regionen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kivu
  • Portuguese: Kivu
  • Russian: Киву
  • Slovak: Kivu
  • Spanish: Kivu
  • Spanish: Provincia de Kivu
  • Swedish: Kivu
  • Swedish: Kivuregionen

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Kivu. See this page's contributions. Photo: Julien Harneis, CC BY-SA 2.0.