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The Boyoma Rapids, also known as Stanley or Wagenia Rapids, consist of seven cataracts of the Lualaba River, which is the greatest headstream of the Congo River. The rapids are extending over more than 100 kilometres between the towns Ubundu and Kisangani. The total drop of the cataracts are 61 metres.

After the town Kisangani the river is officially known as the Congo River.

 


Congo Free State 1894/1900, Boyoma Rapids.
"ETAT INDEPENDANT" 

 

Dem Rep of the Congo 1909 www.waterfallstamp.com Boyoma Falls formerly Stanley Falls stamp Belgian Congo

Belgian Congo 1909, Boyoma Rapids.
"ETAT INDEPENDANT", overprinted "CONGO BELGE"
The stamp is existing with different overprintings (Type I, II and III).

 

Dem Rep of the Congo 1909 www.waterfallstamp.com Boyoma Falls formerly Stanley Falls stamp Belgian Congo

Belgian Congo 1909, Boyoma Rapids.
Monolingual issue, "CONGO BELGE".

 

Dem Rep of the Congo 1910 www.waterfallstamp.com Boyoma Falls formerly Stanley Falls stamp Belgian Congo

Belgian Congo 1910, Boyoma Rapids.
Bilingual issue "CONGO BELGE" & "BELGISCH-CONGO".

 

Belgian Congo, Boyoma Rapids.
overprinted 30c in black

 

Dem Rep of the Congo 1915 www.waterfallstamp.com Boyoma Falls formerly Stanley Falls stamp Belgian Congo

Belgian Congo 1915, Boyoma Rapids.
Bilingual issue "CONGO BELGE" & "BELGISCH-CONGO".
The stamp was issued again with the imprinted value "DIX" above the word "CONGO BELGE".

 

Belgian Congo 1921, Boyoma Rapids.
(overprinted stamps of the 1915 issue)

 

German East Africa / Belgian Occupation 1918.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dem Rep of the Congo 2008 www.waterfallstamp.com Boyoma Falls issued by Rep of the Congo

Republic of the Congo 2008, Boyoma Rapids. 
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheets "Cascades et Fauna".

 

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