Provincial capital and city
|Ville de Gemena|
|Communes||Gbazubu, Labo, Lac-Ntumba, Mont Gila|
|• Mayor||Jean-Pierre Zuku Mabolo Ben Zende|
|Elevation||555 m (1,821 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (West Africa Time)|
Gemena is the capital city of Sud-Ubangi Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has a population of 138,527 (2012). The city has a large airport and hosts the 10th integrated Brigade of the new FARDC since 2007.
Mobutu Sese Seko's mother, Mama Yemo, died in Gemena in 1971; a vast mausoleum was built in her memory.
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- Crawford Young and Thomas Turner, The Rise and Decline of the Zairian State, p. 174)
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