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Mushie is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 3°1′10″S 16°54′49″E / 3.01944°S 16.91361°E / -3.01944; 16.91361
Country Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Mai-Ndombe Province
District Plateaux District

Mushie is a town in, and a territory of Plateaux District, Mai-Ndombe Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies at an elevation of 1118 ft (340 m), on the northern bank of the Kasai River, along the section where the Kasai is known as the Kwa River, approximately 10 miles west of the Kasais confluence with the Fimi River.[1][2] Mushies population is roughly 33,000.[3] Mushie was the birthplace of the celebrated Congolese musician Papa Wendo.[4] The town is served by Mushie Airport.[5]


  1. ^ National Geographic Atlas of the World: Revised Sixth Edition, National Geographic Society, 1992
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Coordinates: 03°01′00″S 16°55′00″E / 3.01667°S 16.91667°E / -3.01667; 16.91667