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Map of Bas-Congo district in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Basic information about Bas-Congo
Bas-Congo or Kongo Central is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Cities, towns & villages in Bas-Congo
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MoandaMoanda or Muanda is a town and territory lying on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Democratic Republic of Congo at the mouth of the Congo River. It is situated in Bas-Congo Province, and has a population of 50,000. The town has an airport, IATA Code FZAG (05°55′51″S 012°21′06″E / 5.93083°S 12.35167°E), is known for its beaches, and has a few limited tourist facilities, but tourism is incidental to the main economic activities of the town. Show Moandaon the map
KitonaKitona is a town of about 4,000 persons in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located to the southwest of the country along the Atlantic Ocean, about 190 miles southwest of the capital city of Kinshasa. Following the Second World War, a Belgian military base, including an airbase, was established there, along with another at Kamina. Both bases played important roles during the early 1960s Congo Crisis. Currently, an airbase is located in the town. Show Kitonaon the map
KimpeseKimpese is a town in the Cataractes District of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies on the main road and railway between Kinshasa and the provincial capital Matadi, at an altitude of 990 ft (301 m) above sea level. Show Kimpeseon the map
BomaBoma is a port town on the Congo River, some 100 km upstream from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It had an estimated population of 527,725 in 2009. Boma was the capital city of the Congo Free State and Belgian Congo (the modern Democratic Republic of the Congo) from 1 May 1886 to 1926, when the capital was moved to Léopoldville (since renamed Kinshasa). The port handles exports of tropical timber, bananas, cacao, and palm products. Show Bomaon the map
NkambaNkamba, also Nkamba New Jerusalem, is a town in the province of Bas-Congo of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The town is the birthplace of Simon Kimbangu and has become the spiritual headquarters of Kimbanguism.The town is home to the temple of the Kimbanguist Church. Near the temple is the mausoleum of the founder \"Papa\" Simon Kimbangu and his three sons, \"Papa\" Kisolokele Lukelo Charles, \"Papa\" Dialungana Kiangani Salomon and \"Papa\" Diangienda Kuntima Joseph. Show Nkambaon the map
MatadiMatadi is the chief sea port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the capital of the Kongo Central province. It has a population of 245,862 (2004). Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River 148 km (92 mi) from the mouth and 8 km (5.0 mi) below the last navigable point before rapids make the river impassable for a long stretch upriver. It was founded by Sir Henry Morton Stanley in 1879. Show Matadion the map
Lufu-TotoLufu-Toto, formerly known as Cattier after Félicien Cattier, is a locality in the province of Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is a secondary station on the Matadi-Kinshasa railway line, housing the depots of the Office National des Transports (ONATRA). The locality is also known as the birthplace of the musician Ray Lema. Show Lufu-Totoon the map
KisantuKisantu, also known as Inkisi, is a town in the western Democratic Republic of Congo, lying south west of Kinshasa, on the Inkisi River. It is known for its large cathedral and for its botanical gardens, which include an arboretum of indigenous trees. It has a population of about 78,000 people. Show Kisantuon the map
Mbanza-NgunguMbanza-Ngungu, formerly known as Thysville or Thysstad, named after Albert Thys, is a city and territory in Bas-Congo Province in the western part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, lying on a short branch off the Matadi-Kinshasa Railway. It has a population of nearly 100,000 people. Show Mbanza-Ngunguon the map
MadudaMaduda is a village in Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The town lies at an altitude of 1059 ft (322 m) above sea level, and is northeast of the larger town of Tshela, to which it is connected by road. There are waterfalls to the north and southeast of the village. Show Madudaon the map
LuoziLuozi is a community in Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the seat of the Luozi Territory within Cataractes District.As of 2012 the town's population was estimated to be 13,855. Show Luozion the map
KimvulaKimvula (or Kimbula) is a community in Lukaya District of Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.It contains the headquarters of Kimvula Territory. Show Kimvulaon the map
LukalaLukala is one of a number of towns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with this name. This one is in Bas-Congo province, nearest the ocean. Show Lukalaon the map
KasanguluKasangulu is a town in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has a population of 27,960. Show Kasanguluon the map
MpozoMpozo is a town in tha Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo near the border with Angola. Show Mpozoon the map
Kwilu-NgongoKwilu Ngongo is a town in western Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is fairly near the Angola border. Show Kwilu-Ngongoon the map
KinfoniKintoni is a town in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Show Kinfonion the map
KengeKenge, Bas Congo is a town in Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Show Kengeon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Bas-Congo
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Seke-BanzaSeke-Banza is a community in Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the seat of the Seke-Banza territory within Bas-Fleuve District.As of 2012 the town's population was estimated to be 6,286.Show on map
LukulaLukula is a town in, and a territory of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies on the road and disused Mayumbe railway line between Boma, to the south, and Tshela, to the north, on the southern bank of the Lakula river. Lukula lies at an altitude of 646 ft (196 m) above sea level. Economic activity includes cement production, utilising locally occurring limestone, and commercial Logging.Show on map
TshelaTshela (or Tsela) is the main town of Bas-fleuve district, in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It was the birthplace of Joseph Kasa-Vubu, the first president of the Republic of Congo, after independence from Belgium, in 1960. The town was linked to the port of Boma, Congo by an isolated narrow gauge railway, the Mayumbe Line. This 610mm gauge line lasted from 1889–1984.Show on map
Bas Fleuve DistrictBas-Fleuve District is a district located in the Kongo Central province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It includes the Tshela, Lukula and Seke-Banza territories.Show on map
MadimbaMadimba is a town in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo lying between the capital and the coast.Show on map
Cataractes DistrictCataractes District is a district located in the Bas-Congo province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
Province du Kongo CentralShow on map
SongololoSongololo is a town in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
Different buildings in Bas-Congo
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Grand Inga DamThe Grand Inga Dam is a proposed hydroelectric dam on the Congo River at Inga Falls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The proposed dam is the fourth and largest of the Inga dams, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Inga-I, 7.3 kilometres (4.5 mi) from Inga-II, and 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) from the proposed Inga-III. The dam has an expected generating capacity of 39,000 MW (52,000,000 hp), with 52 turbines each with a capacity of 750 MW (1,010,000 hp). This is a significantly larger capacity than the Three Gorges Dam, which is currently known as the largest energy-generating body ever built.Show on map
Inga III DamThe Inga Dams are two hydroelectric dams connected to one of the largest waterfalls in the world, Inga Falls. They are located in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo and 140 miles southwest of Kinshasa. The Congo River drops 96 metres (315 ft).Show on map
Boma AirportBoma Airport (IATA: BOA, ICAO: FZAJ) is an airport serving Boma in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Bas-Congo
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Chute YelalaThe Yellala Falls (Rapides de Yelala or Chutes Yelala; also spelled as Ielala) are a series of waterfalls and rapids on the Congo River just upstream from Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The falls are the lowest of a long series of rapids that render the river unnavigable, forcing colonial explorers to travel by foot as far as the Stanley Pool 350 kilometres (220 mi) upstream.The Congo is the third largest river in the world by volume of water discharged, and the deepest in the world. The section of river that ends with the Yellala falls has over 300 species of fish, many found nowhere else.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Bas-Congo
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BananaBanana Island is an island in Bas-Congo province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Atlantic coast.The island had a small port, The port is situated in Banana Creek, an inlet about 1 km wide on the north bank of the Congo River's mouth, separated from the ocean by a spit of land 3 km long and 100 to 400 m wide. The port is located on the creek side of the spit, which shelters it from the ocean. It is about 8 km south-east of Muanda (Originating from the Kingdom of Kongo Luanda) to which it is connected by a paved road running along the coast.Show on map