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Great Lakes region       LUcat Search catalogue 29491417X

Scope note
The region in Central Africa encompassing the great lakes of Victoria Nyanza, Kivu, Rweru (formerly Edward or Idi Amin Dada), Rwitanzige (formerly Albert or Mobutu Sese Seko), and Tanganyika, comprising Burundi and Rwanda, the eastern border areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the northwestern frontier region of Tanzania and southwest Uganda.

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Interlacustrine region

Related terms
Central Africa
East Africa

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Indexing history
Added 2006. For publications indexed before 2006, see Burundi, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.

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