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Commune de Bandalungwa
Bandalungwa on a map of Kinshasa communes
Bandalungwa on a map of Kinshasa communes
Kinshasa city-province on a map of the DRC
Kinshasa city-province on a map of the DRC
Coordinates: 04°20′55″S 15°16′47″E / 4.34861°S 15.27972°E / -4.34861; 15.27972Coordinates: 04°20′55″S 15°16′47″E / 4.34861°S 15.27972°E / -4.34861; 15.27972[1]
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Kinshasa
District Funa
 • Total 6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2004 est.)
 • Total 202,341
 • Density 32,000/km2 (83,000/sq mi)

Bandalungwa is a municipality (commune) in the Funa district of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[3]

Its northern portion is occupied by the military barracks of Kokolo, whose buildings prominently display traditional Flemish architecture. The barracks are separated from residential areas such as the "Block" by Kasavubu Avenue.


Historical population of Bandalungwa
Year 1967 1970 1984 2003 2004
Population 45,220 60,243 97,214 195,680 202,341


  1. ^ "Bandalungwa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Commune de Bandalungwa". Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Géographie de Kinshasa (Geography of Kinshasa)" (in French). Ville de Kinshasa (City of Kinshasa). Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 

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