Kivu is the 3rd deepest lake in Africa at 480 meters.
Kivu is a lake that holds up to 500 km3 of water, reaching a maximum depth of 480 meters. The lake also covers 2,700 km2 in surface area.
It spans 89 km on its length. Countries along its shoreline in Africa: Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Within its fresh waters, it hosts Idjwi - the world's tenth-largest island on a lake.