Ndjili, Kinshasa

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Commune de Ndjili
Ndjili on a map of Kinshasa communes
Ndjili on a map of Kinshasa communes
Kinshasa city-province on a map of the DRC
Kinshasa city-province on a map of the DRC
Coordinates: 4°24′32″S 15°22′39″E / 4.40889°S 15.37750°E / -4.40889; 15.37750Coordinates: 4°24′32″S 15°22′39″E / 4.40889°S 15.37750°E / -4.40889; 15.37750[1]
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Kinshasa
District Tshangu
 • Total 11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Elevation 327 m (1,073 ft)
Population (2004 est.)
 • Total 442,138
 • Density 39,000/km2 (100,000/sq mi)

Ndjili or N'Djili is a municipality (commune) in the Tshangu district of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] It is named after the Ndjili River, which forms its western boundary.[3]


Historical population of Ndjili, Kinshasa
Year 1967 1970 1985 2003 2004
Population 80,000 102,881 157,010 427,583 442,138


It is served by a station on the Matadi-Kinshasa Railway. An agreement was made with Belgium in 2007 to upgrade this line.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ndjili, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Géographie de Kinshasa (Geography of Kinshasa)" (in French). Ville de Kinshasa (City of Kinshasa). Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Kambale, Juakali (14 June 2010). "By the Rivers of Kinshasa Town". East African. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  4. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/2010/03/drc-congo-kinshasha/