Buta Territory

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Buta Territory
Country  Democratic Republic of Congo
Province Orientale Province
District Bas-Uele District
 • Total 8,098 km2 (3,127 sq mi)
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 125,428

Buta Territory is a territory in Bas-Uele District, Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The administrative capital is located at Buta.


The territory borders Bondo Territory to the northwest, Bamesa Territory to the northeast and east, Aketi Territory to the west, Basoko Territory to the southwest and Banalia Territory of Orientale Province to the south.[1] Rivers include the Balima River, Tele River, Lemoi River, Rubi River.[1]


The territory contains populations of the Avuru-Mange speaking the Zande language.[2]


The territory contains the following chiefdoms/sectors:


  1. ^ a b "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo" (PDF). Référentiel Géographique Commun - RGC. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Richardson, Irvine; Tucker, Archibald Norman; Bryan, Margaret Arminel; International African Institute (1956). Linguistic survey of the northern Bantu borderland. Published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press. p. 100. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 

Coordinates: 2°49′01″N 24°43′59″E / 2.8170°N 24.7330°E / 2.8170; 24.7330