Geopolitical map of Democratic Republic of the Congo

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CapitalPopulationArea
Kinshasa 70,916,439 2,345,410
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
CD +243 02:38:43 Africa/Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo maps

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Some data about Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country of 70,916,439 inhabitants, with an area of ​2,345,410 km2, its capital is Kinshasa and its time zone is "Africa/Kinshasa". Its ISO code is "CD" in 2 positions and "COD" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Democratic Republic of the Congo, you must dial your telephone code, which is 243. The currency used in Democratic Republic of the Congo is the "Franc" (CDF).

The administrative subdivision of Democratic Republic of the Congo (administrative division) is made up of 1 Ville-Province (level 1), 10 Provinces (level 1), 20 Villes (level 2), 28 Districts (level 2), 145 Territoires (level 3), 43 Communes (level 3), 473 Chefferies (level 4) and 264 Secteurs (level 4). Democratic Republic of the Congo has 26 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 2 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Democratic Republic of the Congo with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Democratic Republic of the Congo to access a zoom level and finer details.

Democratic Republic of the Congo shares borders with Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Number of cities by importance (population) in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
26 11 4 2
21.7 % 18.5 % 14.9 % 12.9 %
  • The 26 most important cities represent 21.7% of the entire population
  • The 11 most important cities represent 18.5% of the entire population
  • The 4 most important cities represent 14.9% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 12.9% of the entire population

Administrative division of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
1 Ville-Province1
10 Provinces1
20 Villes2
28 Districts2
145 Territoires3
43 Communes3
473 Chefferies4
264 Secteurs4

List of first-order administrative division in Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Bas Uele
  • Province du Kongo Central
  • Province de l’Équateur
  • Haut Uele
  • Haut-Lomani
  • Ituri
  • Kasai District
  • Kasaï-Central
  • Province du Kasaï Oriental
  • Kinshasa City
  • Kwango
  • Kwilu
  • Lomami
  • Lualaba
  • Mai Ndombe
  • Province du Maniema
  • Mongala
  • Province du Nord-Kivu
  • Province du Nord-Ubangi
  • Sankuru
  • South Kivu Province
  • Province du Sud-Ubangi
  • Tanganika
  • Tshopo
  • Tshuapa
  • Province du Haut-Katanga

List of major cities of Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Kinshasa7 785 965 inhabitants
  • Lubumbashi1 373 770 inhabitants
  • Mbuji-Mayi874 761 inhabitants
  • Kisangani539 158 inhabitants
  • Masina485 167 inhabitants
  • Kananga463 546 inhabitants
  • Likasi422 414 inhabitants
  • Kolwezi418 000 inhabitants
  • Tshikapa267 462 inhabitants
  • Beni232 000 inhabitants
  • Bukavu225 389 inhabitants
  • Mwene-Ditu189 177 inhabitants
  • Kikwit186 991 inhabitants
  • Mbandaka184 185 inhabitants
  • Matadi180 109 inhabitants
  • Uvira170 391 inhabitants
  • Boma162 521 inhabitants
  • Butembo154 621 inhabitants
  • Gandajika154 425 inhabitants
  • Kalemie146 974 inhabitants
  • Goma144 124 inhabitants
  • Kindu135 698 inhabitants
  • Isiro127 076 inhabitants
  • Bandundu118 211 inhabitants
  • Gemena117 639 inhabitants
  • Ilebo107 093 inhabitants
  • Bunia96 764 inhabitants
  • Bumba95 520 inhabitants
  • Mbanza-Ngungu86 356 inhabitants
  • Kamina73 557 inhabitants
  • Lisala70 087 inhabitants
  • Lodja68 244 inhabitants
  • Kipushi62 332 inhabitants
  • Kabinda59 004 inhabitants
  • Kasongo55 118 inhabitants
  • Mweka50 675 inhabitants
  • Gbadolite50 493 inhabitants
  • Buta50 130 inhabitants
  • Moanda50 000 inhabitants
  • Bulungu48 344 inhabitants