Mai-Ndombe Province

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Mai-Ndombe Province
Province
Lake Maï Ndombe
Location of Mai-Ndombe Province
Coordinates: 01°57′S 18°16′E / 1.950°S 18.267°E / -1.950; 18.267Coordinates: 01°57′S 18°16′E / 1.950°S 18.267°E / -1.950; 18.267
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Capital Inongo
Area
 • Total 127,465 km2 (49,215 sq mi)
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total 1,768,327
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Official language French
National language Kikongo, Lingala

Mai-Ndombe Province is one of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] The new province was formed by combining Plateaux District, Mai-Ndombe District and the city of Bandundu, all in pre-2015 Bandundu Province. Its capital is Inongo.

History[edit]

Mai-Ndombe Province was a separate province from 1962 to 1966, prior the creation of Bandundu Province from the post-colonial political regions of Kwango, Kwilu, and Mai-Ndombe. Presidents (from 1965, governors) were:

  • 8 Sep 1962 - Dec 1963 Victor Kumoriko
  • 23 Sep 1963 - 11 Oct 1963 V. Bola (in rebellion)
  • Jan 1964 - Dec 1964 Gabriël Zangabie
    • 1964 - 1965 ...
  • 27 Jul 1965 - 25 Apr 1966 Daniël Mongiya

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central Intelligence Agency (2016). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 10 May 2016.