- a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, flowing SW and W into the Congo (Zaire) River. about 800 miles (1300 km) long.
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The Congo has a majestic flow where it receives its great tributary, the Aruwimi.
Stanley found the rapids of the Aruwimi a bar to steam navigation.
On the 14 the mouth of the Aruwimi was passed and they were in the Bangala country.
Up this—and here we are at Yambuya, the head of navigation on the Aruwimi.
Now look at this Makua river that runs west, up north of the Aruwimi.
- a river in NE Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), rising near Lake Albert as the Ituri and flowing west into the River Congo. Length: about 1288 km (800 miles)
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