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Location in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 9°12′S25°50′E / 9.200°S 25.833°E / -9.200; 25.833
CountryFlag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Haut-Lomami
1,499 m (4,918 ft)
Time zone UTC+2 (Lubumbashi Time)
Climate Aw

Bukama is a town in Haut-Lomami Province of south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 42,718. [2]


Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as a tropical savanna climate (Aw). [1]

Climate data for Bukama
Average high °C (°F)29.8
Daily mean °C (°F)24.8
Average low °C (°F)19.9
Average precipitation mm (inches)95
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 1499m [1]
Commandant Leon Tonneau (1863-1919) camp, in his inspection round in Bukama (Katanga) between 1903 and 1906. Tonneau was director of the Comite Special du Katanga Bukama Campement Leon Tonneau.jpg
Commandant Léon Tonneau (1863-1919) camp, in his inspection round in Bukama (Katanga) between 1903 and 1906. Tonneau was director of the Comité Spécial du Katanga

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  1. 1 2 3 "Climate: Bukama - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  2. "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved January 21, 2009.[ dead link ]

Coordinates: 09°12′S25°50′E / 9.200°S 25.833°E / -9.200; 25.833