Haut-Uele District

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Coordinates: 2°46′35″N 27°37′04″E / 2.776394°N 27.617912°E / 2.776394; 27.617912

Location of Haut-Uele district in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Haut-Uele District is a district located in Orientale Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The district takes its name, which means "upper Uele" in French, from the Uele River.

Administration[edit]

The principal communities are Niangara, Dungu, Faradje, Watsa, Rungu, Isiro and Wamba.[1] The capital of the district is the town of Isiro.[2]

Territories are

Proposed province[edit]

Under the 2006 constitution, the Haut-Uele district was to become a new Haut-Uele Province within 36 months, by 18 February 2009.[3] As of October 2010, this had not taken place.[4]

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