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Political Map of Democratic Republic of the Congo

by Vishal Kumar

The map illustrates the surrounding countries with international borders, 10 regions' with their capitals, and the national capital.


Political Map of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Major Provincial Locations

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

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

The Atlantic Ocean.

Neighbour Countries/Islands

Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Congo, Gabon, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Angola, and Zambia.

Democratic Republic of Congo’s political map marks the provincial and international boundary of the African country for the convenience of web surfers. The printable map of the Democratic Republic of Congo marks the different provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo with individual colors and bold fonts 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 the 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 the 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 the Democratic Republic of Congo

According to the world map, the 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 the Central African Republic. The total area covered by the Democratic Republic of Congo is 342,000 square kilometers, of which land area is 341,000 square kilometers and 500 square kilometers is covered by water. The coastline of the 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 the Democratic Republic of Congo is Kinshasa. The geographical extent of Kinshasa is 4º18′ South and 15º18′ East. It is the largest city in the country and is marked with a red dot within a square. The total area of this densely populated city is 9,965 square kilometers. The city stands on the south bank of the 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 the 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

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 Province Capital Population – 2005 Census Area(km.²)
Bas-Uele Buta 1,093,845 148,331
Équateur Mbandaka 1,626,606 103,902
Haut-Katanga Lubumbashi 3,960,945 132,425
Haut-Lomami Kamina 2,540,127 108,204
Haut-Uele Isiro 1,920,867 89,683
Ituri Bunia 4,241,236 65,658
Kasaï Luebo 3,199,891 95,631
Kasaï Oriental Mbuji-Mayi 2,702,430 9,481
Kinshasa Kinshasa 8,951,248 9,965
Kongo Central Matadi 3,734,594 53,929
Kwango Kenge 1,994,036 89,974
Kwilu Kikwit 2,144,415 78,219
Lomami Kabinda 2,048,839 56,010
Lualaba Kolwezi 1,677,288 121,308
Lulua Kananga 2,976,806 59,111
Mai-Ndombe Inongo 1,768,327 127,465
Maniema Kindu 1,908,770 132,520
Mongala Lisala 1,793,564 58,141
Nord-Kivu Goma 7,460,642 59,483
Nord-Ubangi Gbadolite 1,482,076 56,644
Sankuru Lodja 1,374,239 105,000
Sud-Kivu Bukavu 5,050,348 65,070
Sud-Ubangi Gemena 2,744,345 51,648
Tanganyika Kalemie 2,482,009 134,940
Tshopo Kisangani 2,614,630 199,567
Tshuapa Boende 1,316,855 132,940

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