South Kivu

South Kivu (Swahili: Jimbo la Kivu Kusini; French: Sud-Kivu) is one of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[3] Its capital is Bukavu.

South Kivu Province
Jimbo la Kivu Kusini (Swahili)
Official seal of South Kivu Province
CountryDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Named forLake Kivu
Largest cityBukavu
  TypeProvincial assembly
  BodyProvincial Assembly of South Kivu
  GovernorThéo Ngwabidje Kasi[1]
  Vice-governorFiston Malago[1]
  Total65,070 km2 (25,120 sq mi)
  Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
License Plate CodeDemocratic Republic of the Congo CGO / 22
Official languageFrench
National languageSwahili
HDI (2015)0.391[2]
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