Kalemie

Kalemie, formerly Albertville or Albertstad, is a town on the western shore of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The town is next to the outflow of the Lukuga River from Lake Tanganyika to the Lualaba River.

Kalemie
Provincial capital and city
Ville de Kalemie
Kalemie town centre
Motto(s): 
Build our Nation, Spirit of Patriotism
Kalemie
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 05°54′46″S 29°11′26″E
Country DR Congo
ProvinceTanganyika
Founded1891
Founded byAlphonse Jacques
CommunesKalemie, Lac, Lukuga
Government
  MayorGédéon Kakudji Kalama
Population
 (2012)
  Total146,974
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
National languageSwahili
ClimateAw

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