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Map of Kwilu district in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Basic information about Kwilu
Kwilu District is a district located in the Bandundu province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.It takes its name from the Kwilu River, which crosses the district from south to north. Under the constitution of 18 February 2006, Kwilu District was scheduled to be combined with the city of Kikwit to become Kwilu Province, one of the 25 new provinces into which the DRC would be divided by February 2009.Kikwit would be a capital of the new province. As of July 2011 this decentralization had not happened.
Cities, towns & villages in Kwilu
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KikwitKikwit is the largest city and capital of Kwilu Province, lying on the Kwilu River in the southwestern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Kikwit is also known in the region under the nickname \"The Mother\". The population is approximately 397,737 (2012). An important commercial and administrative centre, it is home to a stadium and is known for its traditional dances, in particular the Bapende dancers whose geographic origin centers on the village of Gungu. Bapende dancers often wear traditional costumes comprising colorful masks and attire made from raffia. Kikwit is also home to an airport and is connected to the capital Kinshasa by a new road and river transport. Show Kikwiton the map
LusangaLusanga (formerly Leverville) is a town in Kwilu District of Bandundu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is at the confluence of the Kwenge and Kwilu rivers.The town is served by a small airport (IATA Code: LUS). Show Lusangaon the map
Masi-ManimbaMasi-Manimba Territory is an administrative area in Kwilu District, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its headquarters are in the town of Masi-Manimba, on the Lukula River, a tributary of the Kwilu River. The Luie and Kafi rivers also run from south to north through the territory, tributaries of the Lukula. The territory is divided into ten sectors: Bindungi, Kibolo, Kinzenga, Kinzenzengo, Kitoy, Masi-Manimba, Mokamo, Mosango, Pay-Kongila and Sungu. Show Masi-Manimbaon the map
Dibaya-LubweDibaya-Lubwe (or Dibaya Lubue, Lubue) is a town in the Kwilu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.It is in Idiofa Territory. The town lies on the south shore of the Kasai River just below the point where it is joined by the Lubue River.As of 2012 the population was estimated to be 38,933. The town, lying in eastern Ding territory. The first European to it was the German explorer Hermann von Wissmann in June 1885.It became the site for palm oil processing, and was granted the status of a \"centre 1931 the town had grown into a commercial center. Show Dibaya-Lubweon the map
BandunduBandundu is one of eleven former provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It bordered the provinces of Kinshasa and Bas-Congo to the west, Équateur to the north, and Kasai-Occidental to the east. The provincial capital is also called Bandundu (formerly Show Bandunduon the map
GunguGungu is a community in Kwilu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is the headquarters of Gungu Territory. The town lies on the Kwilu River.The estimated population as of 2012 was 23,893.Adolphe Muzito, appointed Prime Minister of the DRC in October 2008, was born in Gungu. Show Gunguon the map
BulunguBulungu is a community in the Kwilu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The town lies on the southwestern bank of the Kwilu River, downstream from Kikwit. Bulungu is the headquarters of the Bulungu Territory.As of 2012 the population was estimated to be 57,168. Show Bulunguon the map
MangaiMangai is a town in Kwilu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mangui lies on the southern bank of the Kasai River, at an altitude of 912 ft (277 m) The town is served by Mangui Airport. Show Mangaion the map
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MatekoMateko is a town located in the Bandundu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo. The total population of the town in 2,367. Show Matekoon the map
LambaLamba is a city in Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has an estimated population of 9930. Show Lambaon the map
Musenge-MuneneMusenge-Munene is a community in Kwilu District, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Show Musenge-Muneneon the map
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NkaraNkara is a community in Kwilu District, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Show Nkaraon the map
SedzoSedzo is a community in Kwilu District, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Show Sedzoon the map
IdiofaIdiofa is a town in Kwilu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Show Idiofaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Kwilu
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