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Map of Tshopo district in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Basic information about Tshopo
Tshopo District is a district located in Orientale Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is situated in the northeast of the country on the Tshopo River, for which it is named. Tshopo is one of 25 proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo specified in the country's 2006 Constitution, due to take effect no later than February 2009. The province was to be formed from Tshopo District and the city of Kisangani, which would be the capital.As of October 2010, this had not taken place. The district administrator from 14 September 2005 was Maurice Tony Ngoy.
Cities, towns & villages in Tshopo
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YalembaYalemba was a mission of the Baptist Missionary Society (BMS) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lying on the north bank of the Congo River between Basoko and Yangambi. The mission was established a short distance downstream from Yabibi Rive. The early missionaries planted coconut palms which were still standing in 2009.The BMS was at first granted the right to run the mission only during the life of George Grenfell, the BMS leader in the Congo. The government gave this right as a personal favour to Grenfell due to his friendly attitude to the authorities and the assistance that he had given them in the past.Eventually the BMS was able to obtain a 20-year lease in October 1905.The missionaries found they had to deal with local people who spoke eight or nine different languages. Show Yalembaon the map
KisanganiKisangani (formerly Stanleyville) is the capital of Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the third largest urbanized city in the country and the largest of the cities that lie in the tropical woodlands of the Congo. The languages most spoken at home by the population in the city are Swahili and Lingala, followed by French. The official language of Kisangani is French as defined by the Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Show Kisanganion the map
UbunduUbundu, formerly known as Ponthierville or Ponthierstad, is a city located in the Tshopo Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is on the Lualaba River, or Upper Congo, just above the Boyoma Falls. The river is not navigable from here downstream to Kisangani, so a portage railway was built to link Ubundu to Kisangani. Upstream from Ubundu the river is navigable as far as Kasongo. The area saw some of the worst fighting during the Second Congo War. Around 2003, the town had no electricity, and very few facilities, and was considered a very dangerous place. Show Ubunduon the map
KirunduKirundu is a settlement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is on the right bank of the Lualaba River, upstream from Ubundu. In the late nineteenth century the town was capital of a slaving state headed by Kibonge, from the Comoro Islands, who was joined by a young Arab named Said ben Adeb who had been expelled from Nyangwe after his father died.In 1893 the Congo Free State officer Louis Napoléon Chaltin defeated the Swahili/Arab forces at Kirundu and expelled them from the Stanley Falls region. Show Kirunduon the map
YambuyaYambuya is a community in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Aruwimi River, roughly due north of Yangambi. The river is navigable as far as Yambuya, but is blocked by cataracts further upstream. Yambuya was made a base for the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886 to 1889, when an expedition led by Henry Morton Stanley went cross-country to the relief of Emin Pasha, General Charles Gordon's besieged governor of Equatoria, threatened by Mahdist forces. \n* Relief expedition troops landing at Yambuya \n* Rapids of Yambuya. - Aruwimi (1889) Show Yambuyaon the map
YaboilaYaboila is a village in the Isangi Territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Lomami Company was formed in 1898 and in 1899 started forcing the local people to harvest rubber.In 1905 two white officers of the Lomami Company were killed by warriors from Yaboila.Mr. Pimpurnaux, District Commissioner of Aruwimi, led punitive expeditions.One of the Topoke men accused of the murder was hung at Basoko in November 1905. Show Yaboilaon the map
LokiloLokilo is a community in the Opala Territory of the Tshopo Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the colonial era of the Belgian Congo, Lokilo was one of the areas from which the Lomami Company collected large amounts of rubber. The Mbole people of the region vividly described their view of the effect of collecting rubber with the phrase wando wo limolo, meaning \"tax-caused loss of weight\". Show Lokiloon the map
YatolemaYatolema is a village in the Opala Territory of the Tshopo Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is on the N7 road which connects it to Kisangani to the east.Yatolema is about 58 miles (93 km) from Kisangani. It has a weekly market where local people can exchange goods with traders from the city.The village serves the surrounding area with a rural health center. Show Yatolemaon the map
BafwabakaBafwabaka is a place in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Bafwabaka is situated in Tshopo Province. There is/was a catholic convent. In the 1964 civil war, all the 46 nuns were kidnapped by Simba rebels and taken to Wamba, and later to Isiro where some of them were killed, amongst others Marie-Clémentine Anuarite Nengapeta. Show Bafwabakaon the map
IlambiIlambi is a community in the Tshopo Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Lomami River.It is 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the south of the point where the Lomani enters the Congo River.Most of the inhabitants are Topoke people. Show Ilambion the map
LokutuLokutu (sometimes spelled Lukutu) is a town in Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is on the west bank of the Congo River, and was formerly named Elisabetha. Show Lokutuon the map
BasokoBasoko is a town on the Congo River in the Tshopo Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 47,970. Show Basokoon the map
YakusuYakusu was a mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Congo River just west and downstream of Kisangani. Show Yakusuon the map
YangambiYangambi is a city in the Isangi Territory of Tshopo District, Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Show Yangambion the map
AsangwaAsangwa is a town in North Kivu in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies on the Lindi River. Show Asangwaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tshopo
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Ville de KisanganiKisangani (formerly Stanleyville) is the capital of Orientale Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the third largest urbanized city in the country and the largest of the cities that lie in the tropical woodlands of the Congo. The languages most spoken at home by the population in the city are Swahili and Lingala, followed by French. The official language of Kisangani is French as defined by the Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
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YahumaYahuma is a territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located in Tshopo Province.Show on map
Different buildings in Tshopo
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Kisangani Bangoka International AirportBangoka International Airport (IATA: FKI, ICAO: FZIC) is an airport in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Tshopo
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Stanley FallsBoyoma Falls, formerly known as Stanley Falls, consists of seven cataracts, each no more than 5 m (16 ft) high, extending over more than 100 km (62 mi) along a curve of the Lualaba River between the river port towns of Ubundu and Kisangani/Boyoma in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A 1m-gauge portage railway bypasses the series of rapids, connecting Kisangani and Ubundu.Show on map
LomamiThe Lomami River is a major tributary of the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The river is approximately 1,280 kilometres (800 mi) long. It flows north, west of and parallel to the upper Congo. The Lomami rises in the south of the country, near Kamina and the Congo–Zambezi divide. It flows north through Lubao, Tshofa, Kombe, Bolaiti, Opala, and Irema before joining the Congo at Isangi. The river has lent its name to a number of biological species, including the monkey Cercopithecus lomamiensis and the flowering plant Pavetta lomamiensis.Show on map