- a city in the N Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Congo (Zaire) River.
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But after those glory days, Kisangani's reputation took a turn.
On Belgika, Botala and his family watched as the white men loaded their families into a large boat and took off for Kisangani.
The city of Stanleyville—now called Kisangani—was a majestic port city as deep as one can go into the Heart of Darkness.
But the sunlight is threatening to fade and a three-and-a-half-hour river journey back to Kisangani looms.
After decades of violence, flights to Kisangani are unpredictable and Western tourists are virtually unheard of.
- a city in the N Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), at the head of navigation of the River Congo below Boyoma Falls (Stanley Falls): Université Libre du Congo (1963). Pop: 475 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1966): Stanleyville