Sud-Ubangi

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Sud-Ubangi Province
Province
Location of Sud-Ubangi Province
Coordinates: 3°15′N 19°46′E / 3.250°N 19.767°E / 3.250; 19.767Coordinates: 3°15′N 19°46′E / 3.250°N 19.767°E / 3.250; 19.767
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Capital Gemena
Area
 • Total 51,648 km2 (19,941 sq mi)
Population (2005 est.)
 • Total 2,744,345
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Official language French, Lingala

Sud-Ubangi is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] It lies in the north of the country on the Ubangi River. Its capital is Gemena.

History

From 1966 to 2015, Sud-Ubangi was administered as a district as part of Équateur Province.

Administration

The capital of Sud-Ubangi is the town of Gemena.[2] The separately administered city of Zongo was to be capital of the new province.

The territories of the province are:

References

  1. ^ Central Intelligence Agency (2016). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo". Statiods.com.
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