Mayoko District

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Mayoko
District
Mayoko District in the region
Mayoko District in the region
Country Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Republic of the Congo
Department Niari Department
Time zone GMT +1 (UTC+1)

Mayoko District is a district in the Niari Department of south-western Republic of the Congo.[1] The capital lies at Mayoko. It has a northern border with Gabon. As of 2007, the population is 5,147.[2]

Transport[edit]

Mayoko is served by a branch railway of the Congo–Ocean Railway that terminates in Mbinda. It lies near the border with Gabon.

Mining[edit]

Mayoko is near deposits of iron ore, which are very close to an existing railway line leading to a port.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annuaire Statistique du Congo 2009" (PDF) (in French). Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE). 2011. p. 6. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population des Départements" (PDF) (in French). Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE). 2011. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 

Coordinates: 02°19′30″S 12°47′51″E / 2.32500°S 12.79750°E / -2.32500; 12.79750