Kouilou Department

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Kouilou
Department
Kouilou, department of the Republic of the Congo
Kouilou, department of the Republic of the Congo
Country Republic of the Congo
Capital Hinda
Area
 • Total 13,650 km2 (5,270 sq mi)
Population (2007 census)
 • Total 91,955
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Districts of Kouilou

Kouilou is a department of the Republic of the Congo. Covering the country's coastline, it has an area of 13,650 square kilometres and at the start of 2007 it was home to about 91,955 people. The department borders Niari Department, the commune of Pointe-Noire, and internationally, Gabon and the Cabinda area of Angola. The regional capital is Hinda. Principal cities and towns include Madingo-Kayes and Mvouti.

Kouilou is also the name of a river, the Kouilou-Niari River.

Kouilou is divided into 4 districts:

  1. Kakamoeka District
  2. Madingo-Kayes District
  3. Mvouti District
  4. Pointe-Noire District

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Coordinates: 0°52′00″S 14°49′00″E / 0.866667°S 14.8167°E / -0.866667; 14.8167