Departments of the Republic of the Congo

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The Republic of the Congo is divided into twelve departments (départements, singular département). These departments replaced former regions (régions, singular région) in 2002:[1]

Department Capital Population
(2007 census)
Area
(km2) [2]
Kouilou Hinda 91,955 13,650
Niari Dolisie 231,271 25,942
Lékoumou Sibiti 96,393 20,950
Bouenze Madingou 309,063 12,265
Pool Kinkala 236,595 33,955
Plateaux Djambala 174,591 38,400
Cuvette Owando 156,044 48,250
Cuvette-Ouest Ewo 72,999 26,600
Sangha Ouesso 85,738 55,800
Likouala Impfondo 154,155 66,044
Brazzaville 1,373,382 100
Pointe-Noire 715,335 44

These regions are subdivided into 86 districts and 7 communes.

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