Ituri Province

province of DR Congo

Ituri is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] Its capital is Bunia.[2]

Ituri Province
Location of Ituri Province
Coordinates: 1°50′N 29°30′E / 1.833°N 29.500°E / 1.833; 29.500Coordinates: 1°50′N 29°30′E / 1.833°N 29.500°E / 1.833; 29.500
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
CapitalBunia
Largest cityBunia
Area
 • Total65,658 km2 (25,351 sq mi)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total4,241,236
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Official languageFrench
National languageSwahili
Websitehttp://provinceituri.co/

GeographyEdit

The Ituri Rainforest is in this area. It is located northeast of the Ituri River and on the western side of Lake Albert. It has borders with Uganda and South Sudan. The five administrative territories of Ituri are:

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.