Pointe-Noire

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from Pointe Noire)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pointe-Noire
Pointe-Noire
Pointe-Noire
Coordinates: 04°46′43″S 11°51′49″E / 4.77861°S 11.86361°E / -4.77861; 11.86361
CountryFlag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Republic of the Congo
DepartmentPointe-Noire Department
CommunePointe-Noire
Founded1883
Area
 • Total43.7 km2 (16.9 sq mi)
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2007[1])
 • Total715,334
 • Density16,000/km2 (42,000/sq mi)
Area code(s)242
Websitewww.pointenoireinformation.com

Pointe-Noire is the second largest town of the Republic of the Congo. It is in the south in Kouilou Department. As of 2007, 715,000 people lived there.[2]

Pointe-Noire is a commune divided into six urban districts (arrondissements):

References[change | change source]

  1. "Estimation at World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 5 January 2013.
  2. Administrator. "Population des Départements". Retrieved 24 May 2016.