Gemena

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Gemena
Gemena is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gemena
Gemena
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 3°15′N 19°46′E / 3.250°N 19.767°E / 3.250; 19.767
Country Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Sud-Ubangi
Elevation 555 m (1,821 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 138,527

Gemena is the capital city of the Sud-Ubangi District of Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has a population of 138,527 (2012).[1] The city has a large airport and hosts the 10th integrated Brigade of the new FARDC since 2007.

Mobutu Sese Seko's mother, Mama Yemo, died in Gemena in 1971; a vast mausoleum was built in her memory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Gemena, Democratic Republic of the Congo". Population.mongabay.com. 2012-01-18. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 

Coordinates: 3°15′N 19°46′E / 3.250°N 19.767°E / 3.250; 19.767