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Commune de Bumbu
Bumbu on a map of Kinshasa communes
Bumbu 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°22′26″S 15°17′51″E / 4.37389°S 15.29750°E / -4.37389; 15.29750Coordinates: 04°22′26″S 15°17′51″E / 4.37389°S 15.29750°E / -4.37389; 15.29750[1]
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Kinshasa
District Funa
 • Total 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (2004 est.)
 • Total 329,234
 • Density 62,000/km2 (160,000/sq mi)

Bumbu is a municipality (commune) in the Funa district of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2]

The town is in the hilled southern portion of Kinshasa and settlement there is relatively new. It lies in the vicinity of the Kasa-Vubu and Kalamu boulevards.


Historical population of Bumbu
Year 1967 1970 1984 2003 2004
Population 37,560 61,366 113,968 318,396 329,234


  1. ^ "Bumbu, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Géographie de Kinshasa (Geography of Kinshasa)" (in French). Ville de Kinshasa (City of Kinshasa). Retrieved 20 August 2011. 

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