Province du Maniema
|Coordinates: 02°57′S 25°57′E / 2.950°S 25.950°ECoordinates: 02°57′S 25°57′E / 2.950°S 25.950°E|
|Country||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|• Type||Provincial assembly|
|• Body||Provincial Assembly of Maniema|
|• Total||132,520 km2 (51,170 sq mi)|
|• Density||15/km2 (40/sq mi)|
Maniema is one of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its capital is Kindu.
Maniema Province was created in 1989, when the existing Kivu Province was divided into three parts (South Kivu, North Kivu and Maniema). Mining is the main industry in the province. Diamonds, copper, gold and cobalt are mined in the province.
Maniema has the city of Kindu and seven territories:
The city of Kindu has the communes of Alunguli, Kasuku and Mikelenge.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Central Intelligence Agency (2014). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 10 August 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016.