Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo
|Ville de Beni|
Part of Nationale 2, main road in Beni
|Country||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|• Mayor||Nyonyi Bwanakawa Masumbuko|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (Central Africa Time)|
It is home to a market, an airport and the Christian Bilingual University of Congo (UCBC). As of 2013 it had an estimated population of 231,952. Beni contains four communes, or municipalities: Beni, Bungulu, Ruwenzori and Muhekera.
Between October 2014 and May 2016 over 500 people died in a series of attacks on Beni and its surrounding area that have been attributed to Ugandan Islamist rebels. The Beni massacre occurred here in August 2016.
- Kakulirahi, Roger (25 June 2019). "RDC-Beni : le Maire de la ville condamne l'incendie d'une jeep de la riposte Ebola". Depeche.cd (in French). Retrieved 10 August 2019.
- Institut National de la Statistique (November 2014). "Superficie et Densité de la Population en 2013". Bulletin Annuel des Statistiques Sociales, Province du Nord-Kivu (2013): 19.
- Congo police arrest at least four activists protesting massacres Archived 2016-06-11 at the Wayback Machine, SABC, 14 May 2016. Accessed 17 May 2016.
- WHO - World Health Organisation. WHO - World Health Organisation https://www.who.int/csr/don/13-December-2018-ebola-drc/en/. Retrieved 17 December 2018. Missing or empty
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