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
CountryDemocratic Republic of the Congo
ProvinceBandundu
National languageLingala

Plateaux District is a former district located in the current Mai-Ndombe Province, effective no later than February 2009. However, the change was not implemented until 2015, and up until then it was part of the Bandundu Province.

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]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Plateaux District included the following territory-level division units:

Territories[edit]

Towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ X. Blaes, PNUD-SIG (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo" (PDF). UNOCHA and PNUD. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
  2. ^ "Logging concession different periods" (PDF). Institute for Environmental Security. Retrieved 2012-01-28.