Kasaï-Oriental

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Kasaï-Oriental
Location of Kasaï-Oriental
Coordinates: 06°09′S 23°36′E / 6.150°S 23.600°E / -6.150; 23.600Coordinates: 06°09′S 23°36′E / 6.150°S 23.600°E / -6.150; 23.600
Country DR Congo
Established2015 (2015)
CapitalMbuji-Mayi
Largest cityMbuji-Mayi
Area
 • Total9,545 km2 (3,685 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total5,475,398
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialFrench
 • NationalTshiluba
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (CAT)

Kasai-Oriental is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital is Mbuji-Mayi,[1] which is on the Sankuru River.

The region produces a large amount of diamonds in their diamond mines.

Political divisions[change | change source]

The province has the following five territories:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo". Statiods.com.