Lukuga River

The Lukuga from the bridge in Kalemie

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The 350 km long Lukuga is the only outlet of Lake Tanganyika, East African and a right tributary of the Congo.

He leaves this lake on its west bank, part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Kalemie. From there, it flows in a transverse valley to the west by the Central African threshold. The Central African emerging among the steep limits of the East African grave breach. Within this grave breach extends a chain of lakes, including Lake Tanganyika heard. Finally, the Lukuga in the Lualaba, one source of the river Congo flows, and has thereby overcome about 190 m altitude.

The water flow of the river is heavily dependent on the water level of Lake Tanganyika.

  • Congo River system
  • River in Africa
  • River in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Lake Tanganyika
  • Katanga ( province )