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CONGO-KINSHASA  UNITED NATIONS  Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC [United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC-MONUSCO]
  
(Kinshasa) - (New York City) - (Kinshasa)

CENTRAL KONGO Province

Flag or logo since 2015-07-11*
Province du KONGO CENTRAL (fr) + Bizunga ya KÔNGO YA KATI (kg)
Emblem or Symbol*

President Felix Tshisekedi
(ruler of CONGO-KINSHASA since 2019-01-24)

SG Antonio Guterres (pt)
(ruler of UNITED NATIONS since 2017-01-01)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Matadi
(Matadi)
Official & national languages: French (fr) . Kongo (kg) .




12 Territories:

BOMA BOMA City  (Boma)Local: Ville de BOMA  (Boma)
KASANGULU KASANGULU Territory  (Kasangulu)Local: Territoire de KASANGULU  (Kasangulu)
KIMVULA KIMVULA Territory  (Kimvula)Local: Territoire de KIMVULA  (Kimvula)
LUKULA LUKULA Territory  (Lukula)Local: Territoire de LUKULA  (Lukula)
LUOZI LUOZI Territory  (Luozi)Local: Territoire de LUOZI  (Luozi)
MADIMBA MADIMBA Territory  (Madimba)Local: Territoire de MADIMBA  (Madimba)
MATADI MATADI City  (Matadi)Local: Ville de MATADI  (Matadi)
MBANZA-NGUNGU MBANZA-NGUNGU Territory  (Mbanza-Ngungu)Local: Territoire de MBANZA-NGUNGU  (Mbanza-Ngungu)
MUANDA MUANDA Territory  (Muanda)Local: Territoire de MOANDA  (Moanda)
SEKE-BANZA SEKE-BANZA Territory  (Seke-Banza)Local: Territoire de SEKE-BANZA  (Seke-Banza)
SONGOLOLO SONGOLOLO Territory  (Songololo)Local: Territoire de SONGOLOLO  (Songololo)
TSHELA TSHELA Territory  (Tshela)Local: Territoire de TSHELA  (Tsiela-Mbanga)




* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

CONGO-KINSHASA Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC [United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC-MONUSCO]  (Kinshasa)
MAI-MAI MAI-MAI Rebellions  (Virunga + Lubutu)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BABOMA NORTH Chiefdom of BABOMA NORTH  (Mushie)
BANYARWANDA BANYARWANDA Kingdom  (Bukavu)
BASIBULA BASIBULA Kingdom  (Idjwi)
BAVIRA BAVIRA Chiefdom  (Uvira)
CENTRAL KASAI CENTRAL KASAI Province  (Kananga)
EAST KASAI EAST KASAI Province  (Mbuji-Mayi)
EQUATOR EQUATOR Province  (Mbandaka)
GARENGANZE Yeke Kingdom of GARENGANZE  (Bunkeya)
ITURI ITURI Province [Ituri Interim Administration]  (Bunia)
KABARE Shi Kingdom of KABARE  (Kabare)
KABONGO-LUBA Traditional Luba-Katanga Kingdom of KABONGO-LUBA  (Mwibele)
KASAI KASAI Province  (Luebo)
KASONGO-LUBA Traditional Luba-Katanga Kingdom of KASONGO-LUBA  (Kasongo)
KASONGO-LUNDA Yaka Kingdom of KASONGO-LUNDA  (Mwene-Puto-Kasongo)
KINSHASA City-Province of KINSHASA  (Kinshasa)
KUBA Kuba Kingdom of BUSHONGO  (Kamonia)
KWANGO KWANGO Province  (Kenge)
KWILU KWILU Province  (Kikwit)
LOMAMI LOMAMI Province  (Kabinda)
LOWER UELE LOWER UELE Province  (Buta)
LUALABA LUALABA Province  (Kolwezi)
LUBA-KASAI Traditional LUBA-KASAI Kingdom  (Mbuji-Mayi)
MAI-NDOMBE MAI-NDOMBE Province  (Inongo)
MANIEMA MANIEMA Province  (Kindu)
MASISI MASISI Kingdom  (Masisi)
MONGALA MONGALA Province  (Lisala)
NGWESHE Shi Kingdom of NGWESHE  (Walungu)
NORTH KIVU NORTH KIVU Province  (Goma)
NORTH UBANGI NORTH UBANGI Province  (Gbadolite)
SANKURU SANKURU Province  (Lodja)
SOUTH KIVU SOUTH KIVU Province  (Bukavu)
SOUTH UBANGI SOUTH UBANGI Province  (Gemena)
TANGANYIKA TANGANYIKA Province  (Kalemie)
TSHOPO TSHOPO Province  (Kisangani)
TSHUAPA TSHUAPA Province  (Boende)
ULUNDA Traditional State of the Kingdom of ULUNDA  (Musumba)
UPPER KATANGA UPPER KATANGA Province  (Lubumbashi)
UPPER LOMAMI UPPER LOMAMI Province  (Kamina)
UPPER UELE UPPER UELE Province  (Isiro)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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