Sankuru

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Sankuru
Province du Sankuru
Location of Sankuru
Coordinates: 3°31′S 23°36′E / 3.517°S 23.600°E / -3.517; 23.600Coordinates: 3°31′S 23°36′E / 3.517°S 23.600°E / -3.517; 23.600
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
CapitalLusambo
Area
 • Total105,000 km2 (41,000 sq mi)
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total1,374,239
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)
Official languageFrench
National languageLingala
Otetela

Sankuru is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] Its capital is Lusambo.

The province is divided into 6 territories:

The Sankuru River, Lomami River, Lubefu River and Lukenie River are all in the province.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Le Président Félix Tshisekedi investit par ordonnance les gouverneurs du Sankuru et Sud-Ubangi". ACP Média Public (in French). 7 August 2019. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  2. Central Intelligence Agency (2016). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 20 March 2020.