Tshopo

province in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tshopo is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] Its capital is Kisangani. It name is from the Tshopo River.

Tshopo Province
Location of Tshopo Province
Coordinates: 0°31′N 25°12′E / 0.517°N 25.200°E / 0.517; 25.200Coordinates: 0°31′N 25°12′E / 0.517°N 25.200°E / 0.517; 25.200
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
CapitalKisangani
Area
 • Total199,567 km2 (77,053 sq mi)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total2,614,630
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Official languageFrench

Before 2015, it was part of Orientale Province.

TerritoriesEdit

 
Cascades of the Tshopo River

The territories of Tshopo are:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Central Intelligence Agency (2016). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. Blaes, X. (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo" (PDF). PNUD-SIG. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2011-12-09.