Masi-Manimba Territory

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Masi-Manimba Territory
Masi-Manimba Territory is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Masi-Manimba Territory
Masi-Manimba Territory
Location in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 4°46′44″S 17°54′28″E / 4.778995°S 17.907715°E / -4.778995; 17.907715Coordinates: 4°46′44″S 17°54′28″E / 4.778995°S 17.907715°E / -4.778995; 17.907715
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Bandundu Province
District Kwilu District
Elevation 595 m (1,952 ft)
Time zone Kinshasa Time (UTC+1)
National language Kikongo

Masi-Manimba Territory is an administrative area in Kwilu District, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its headquarters are in the town of Masi-Manimba, on the Lukula River, a tributary of the Kwilu River. The Luie and Kafi rivers also run from south to north through the territory, tributaries of the Lukula. The territory is divided into ten sectors: Bindungi, Kibolo, Kinzenga, Kinzenzengo, Kitoy, Masi-Manimba, Mokamo, Mosango, Pay-Kongila and Sungu.[1]

In January 2012 Jean Kimbunda Mudikela was declared elected as national deputy representing the territory. A native of Masi-Manimba, he had formerly served as governor of the city-province of Kinshasa.[2]

Politics[edit]

Masi-Manimba Territory is represented in the National Assembly by six deputies:

  • Jean Kimbunda (PPRD)
  • Antoinette Kipulu (RRC)
  • Prosper Makwa (ARC)
  • Tryphon Kin-Kiey (PA)
  • Jean Philbert Mabaya (CDC)
  • Floribert Luboto (PALU)

References[edit]

  1. ^ X. Blaes, PNUD-SIG (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo". UNOCHA and PNUD. Retrieved 2011-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Législatives à Masi Manimba : Jean Kimbunda, un choix judicieux tant attendu par la population". Digital Congo. 2012-01-28. Retrieved 2012-02-07.