Nord-Ubangi

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Nord-Ubangi Province
Province
Location of Nord-Ubangi Province
Coordinates: 4°17′N 21°1′E / 4.283°N 21.017°E / 4.283; 21.017Coordinates: 4°17′N 21°1′E / 4.283°N 21.017°E / 4.283; 21.017
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Capital Gbadolite
Government
 • Governor Marie-Thérèse Gerengbo[1]
Area
 • Total 56,644 km2 (21,870 sq mi)
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total 1,482,076
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Official language French
National language Lingala

Nord-Ubangi is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] It is located in the northwestern part of the country on the Ubangi River. Its capital is the city of Gbadolite.

History[edit]

From 1966 to 2015, Nord-Ubangi was administered as a district as part of the Équateur province.

Administration[edit]

The capital is the city of Gbadolite.[3] It is divided into four territories:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nord-Ubangi : Marie-Thérèse Gerengbo élue gouverneur". Radio Okapi. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Central Intelligence Agency (2016). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo". Statiods.com.