Cuvette Department

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Cuvette, department of the Republic of the Congo
Cuvette, department of the Republic of the Congo
Country Republic of the Congo
Capital Owando
 • Total 48,250 km2 (18,630 sq mi)
Population (2007 census)
 • Total 156,044
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8.4/sq mi)

Cuvette is a department of the Republic of the Congo in the central part of the country. It borders the departments of Cuvette-Ouest, Likouala, Plateaux, and Sangha, and internationally, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital is Owando. Cities and towns include Boundji, Makoua and Okoyo.

Cuvette is divided into one commune and nine districts:[1][2]

  1. Commune of Owando
  2. Boundji District
  3. Loukoléla District
  4. Makoua District
  5. Mbon District
  6. Mossaka District
  7. Ngoko District
  8. Oyo District
  9. Tchikapika District
  10. Tokou District


  1. ^ Sources on the administrative divisions are listed in the main article Departments of the Republic of the Congo
  2. ^ Décret n° 2008-891 du 31 décembre 2008 portant nomination des sous-préfets cited on the Zenga Mambu website

Coordinates: 0°29′S 15°54′E / 0.483°S 15.900°E / -0.483; 15.900