Uvira is a city in Sud-Kivu Province, Democratic
Republic of Congo, located at the extreme north end of Lake Tanganyika. There
is a lake port called Kalundu at the southern end of the town, which
provides links by boat to Kalemie, Kigoma in Tanzania, and Bujumbura, the
capital of Burundi.
The town is
linked by road to Bukavu and Bujumbura. The town is 120 km from the city of Bukavu,
the capital of Sud-Kivu, 60 km from the territory of