Bas-Uele

province in DR Congo

Bas-Uele (French for "Lower Uele") is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] Its capital is Buta.[2] Its name is from the Uele River.

Bas-Uele Province
Location of Bas-Uele Province
Coordinates: 2°48′8.84″N 24°44′1.17″E / 2.8024556°N 24.7336583°E / 2.8024556; 24.7336583Coordinates: 2°48′8.84″N 24°44′1.17″E / 2.8024556°N 24.7336583°E / 2.8024556; 24.7336583
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
CapitalButa
Area
 • Total148,331 km2 (57,271 sq mi)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total1,093,845
 • Density7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Official languageFrench
National languageLingala

Before 2015, Bas-Uele was part of Orientale Province.

The province includes the following territories:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  3. 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.