Plateaux District

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Plateaux District
Plateaux District is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Plateaux District
Plateaux District
Coordinates: 2°09′32″S 16°13′58″E / 2.158989°S 16.232643°E / -2.158989; 16.232643Coordinates: 2°09′32″S 16°13′58″E / 2.158989°S 16.232643°E / -2.158989; 16.232643
Country Democratic Republic of Congo
Province Bandundu
National language Lingala

Plateaux District is a district located in the Bandundu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Under the 2006 constitution the district was to become part of the proposed Mai-Ndombe province, effective no later than February 2009. However, as of October 2011 the change had not been implemented.

Location[edit]

The district lies on the east bank of the Congo River, opposite the Republic of the Congo to the west. The Kwah River forms its southern boundary.[1] The district is within the Tumba-Ngiri-Maindombe area, the largest Wetland of International Importance recognized by the Ramsar Convention in the world.[2] Plateaux includes the Bolobo, Kwamouth, Mushie and Yumbi territories, and the towns of Bolobo and Mushie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ X. Blaes, PNUD-SIG (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo" (PDF). UNOCHA and PNUD. Retrieved 2011-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Logging concession different periods" (PDF). Institute for Environmental Security. Retrieved 2012-01-28.