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Mbandaka
Provincial capital and city
Ville de Mbandaka
Commercial center of Mbandaka, 2008
Commercial center of Mbandaka, 2008
Mbandaka is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mbandaka
Mbandaka
Location in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 0°02′52″N 18°15′21″E / 0.04778°N 18.25583°E / 0.04778; 18.25583
Country DR Congo
ProvinceÉquateur Province
Founded1883
City status1958
CommunesMbandaka, Wangata
Government
[1]
 • MayorYves Balo
Area
 • City460 km2 (180 sq mi)
Elevation
370 m (1,210 ft)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • City1,187,837
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
 • Urban
[3]
376,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (West Africa Time)

Mbandaka (pronounced [mbaˈnda.ka], formerly known as Coquilhatville in French, or Coquilhatstad in Dutch) is a city on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo located near the confluence of the Congo and Ruki rivers. It is the capital of Équateur Province.

The headquarters of the Fourth Naval Region of the Navy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are located in Mbandaka.

  1. ^ "Equateur : le nouveau maire de la ville de Mbandaka prend ses fonctions" (in French). Agence Congolaise de Presse (ACP). 1 January 2023. Retrieved 1 January 2023.
  2. ^ caid.cd/index.php/donnees-par-villes/ville-de-mbandaka/?domaine=fiche
  3. ^ PopulationStat.com

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