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Political Map of Democratic Republic of the Congo


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Description : Democratic Republic of the Congo Political map showing the international boundary, regions boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer






Locations in the Map

Major Provincial Locations
Equateur, Orientale, Bandundu, Kasai-Oriental, Maniema, Sud-Kivu, Nord-Kivu, Kasai-Occidental, Katanga, Kinshasa.

National Capital
Kinshasha.

Major Province Capitals
Mbandaka, Kisangani, Goma, Kindu, Bukavu, Bandundu, Kananga, Mbuji-Mayi, Lubumbashi.

Other Major Cities
Zongo, Gbadolite, Mobayl-Mbongo, Gemena, Lisala, Bumba, Boende, Ikela, Bondo, Buta, Aketi, Titule, Isiro, Mungbere, Bunia, Mambasa, Ubundu, Kalima, Shabunda, Fizi, Kalemie, Kabalo, Kamina, Tshikapa, Kikwit, Kolwezi, Likasi, Dilolo, Mbanza-Ngungu, Boma, Tshela.

Oceans, Seas, River, Bays and Canals
Atlantic Ocean.

Neighbour Countries/Islands
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Sudan, Congo, Gabon, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia.

Democratic Republic of Congo political map marks the provincial and international boundary of the African country for the convenience of the web surfers. The printable map of Democratic Republic of Congo marks the different provinces of Democratic Republic of Congo with individual colors and bold fonts are used to name the provinces and their capitals. The country capital can be easily found for its red dot and the provincial capitals are marked with white squares.

Democratic Republic of Congo political map is helpful for web surfers. The political map of Democratic Republic of Congo displays the provincial boundaries of the country with their capitals and important cities, which are located across this African country. The printable map of Democratic Republic of Congo marks the provincial boundaries with broken lines while the international boundary is marked with dotted broken lines in black.

Geography of Democratic Republic of Congo
According to the world map, Democratic Republic of Congo lies at 1º South of the Equator and 15º East of the Prime Meridian. The country is located in the western part of the African continent. The country shares its border with Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Cameroon and Central African Republic. The total area covered by Democratic Republic of Congo is 342,000 square kilometer, of which land area is 341,000 square kilometer and 500 square kilometers is covered by water. The coastline of Democratic Republic of Congo stretches over 169 kilometers. Mont Berongou is the highest point with 903 meters altitude, while the Atlantic Ocean is the lowest point. The country is inhabited by around 3,039,126 people.

Country Capital
The capital of Democratic Republic of Congo is Kinshasa. The geographical extent of Kinshasa is 4º18' South and 15º18' East. It is the largest city of the country and is marked with a red dot within a square. The total area of this densely populated city is 9,965 square kilometer. The city stands on the south bank of Congo River. Kinshasa is both a province and a city, which is divided into 24 municipalities or communes.

Province Boundaries and their Capitals
The map of Democratic Republic of Congo shows the 11 provincial boundaries colored individually, which together form the Democratic Republic of Congo. The provincial capitals are marked with white squares. The name of the provinces and their capitals are listed below:
  • Equateur- Mbandaka
  • Orientale- Kisangant
  • Nord-Kiyu- Goma
  • Maniema- Kindu
  • Sud-Kiyu- Bukavu
  • Katanga- Lubumbashi
  • Kasai-Occidental- Kananga
  • Kasai-Orintal- Mbuji-Mayi
  • Bandundu- Bandundu
  • Kinshasa- Kinshasa
  • Bas-Congo- Matadi
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    Important Cities
    Some of the important cities marked in the Democratic Republic of Congo map are as follows:
  • Zongo
  • Mobayi- Mbongo
  • Gemena
  • Bumba
  • Lisala
  • Bondo
  • Buta
  • Aketi
  • Isiro
  • Aba
  • Mungbere
  • Titule
  • Bunia
  • Mambasa
  • Boende
  • Ikela
  • Kikwit
  • Boma
  • Mbanza- Ngungu
  • Tshikapa
  • Kabalo
  • Kamina
  • Dilolo
  • Likasi
  • Kalima
  •      
      Provinces of Democratic Republic of Congo  
    New ProvinceCapitalPopulation – 2005 CensusArea(km.²)
    Bas-UeleButa1,093,845148,331
    ÉquateurMbandaka1,626,606103,902
    Haut-KatangaLubumbashi3,960,945132,425
    Haut-LomamiKamina2,540,127108,204
    Haut-UeleIsiro1,920,86789,683
    IturiBunia4,241,23665,658
    KasaïLuebo3,199,89195,631
    Kasaï OrientalMbuji-Mayi2,702,4309,481
    KinshasaKinshasa8,951,2489,965
    Kongo CentralMatadi3,734,59453,929
    KwangoKenge1,994,03689,974
    KwiluKikwit2,144,41578,219
    LomamiKabinda2,048,83956,010
    LualabaKolwezi1,677,288121,308
    LuluaKananga2,976,80659,111
    Mai-NdombeInongo1,768,327127,465
    ManiemaKindu1,908,770132,520
    MongalaLisala1,793,56458,141
    Nord-KivuGoma7,460,64259,483
    Nord-UbangiGbadolite1,482,07656,644
    SankuruLodja1,374,239105,000
    Sud-KivuBukavu5,050,34865,070
    Sud-UbangiGemena2,744,34551,648
    TanganyikaKalemie2,482,009134,940
    TshopoKisangani2,614,630199,567
    TshuapaBoende1,316,855132,940
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