Etsouali or Etsouah is a small town in Lekana District in the Plateaux Department of the Republic of the Congo. It lies in the Lefini Reserve, north of Moembe and around 180 kilometres north of Brazzaville on the N2 road.

Etsouali is located in Republic of the Congo
Location in the Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 2°51′24″S 15°33′31″E / 2.85667°S 15.55861°E / -2.85667; 15.55861Coordinates: 2°51′24″S 15°33′31″E / 2.85667°S 15.55861°E / -2.85667; 15.55861
CountryFlag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Republic of the Congo
DepartmentsPlateaux Department
DistrictLekana District
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)


On 12 March 1992, a Twin Otter of the Lina Congo airline crashed during a thunderstorm near Etsouali during a flight from Maya Maya Airport in Brazzaville. The crash killed three crew members, but the five passengers survived.[1]