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Gungu is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Location in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 5°44′00″S 19°19′00″E / 5.73333°S 19.31667°E / -5.73333; 19.31667Coordinates: 5°44′00″S 19°19′00″E / 5.73333°S 19.31667°E / -5.73333; 19.31667
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Kwilu Province
Territory Gungu Territory
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 23,893
Time zone Kinshasa Time (UTC+1)
National language Kikongo

Gungu is a community in Kwilu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is the headquarters of Gungu Territory. The town lies on the Kwilu River.[2] The estimated population as of 2012 was 23,893.[1] Adolphe Muzito, appointed Prime Minister of the DRC in October 2008, was born in Gungu.


  1. ^ a b "Bandundu: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  2. ^ Blaes, X. (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo". UNOCHA and PNUD. Retrieved 2011-11-22.