Nsele

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Nsele
Commune de Nsele
N'Sele
Commune
Nsele on a map of Kinshasa communes
Nsele 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°22′28″S 15°29′41″E / 4.37444°S 15.49472°E / -4.37444; 15.49472Coordinates: 4°22′28″S 15°29′41″E / 4.37444°S 15.49472°E / -4.37444; 15.49472
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Kinshasa
District Tshangu
Area
 • Total 898.79 km2 (347.02 sq mi)
Population (2004 est.)
 • Total 140,929
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)

Nsele or N'Sele is a municipality (commune) in the Tshangu district of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1]

It is situated in the east of Kinshasa, on the Pool Malebo. Nsele is a primarily rural commune, just like its neighbour Maluku on the other bank of the river Nsele River.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Nsele
Year 1970 1984 2003 2004
Population 24,096 28,963 136,290 140,929

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Géographie de Kinshasa (Geography of Kinshasa)" (in French). Ville de Kinshasa (City of Kinshasa). Retrieved 20 August 2011.