Province du Maniema
— Province — Coordinates: Coordinates: Country Democratic Republic of the Congo Capital Kindu Government - Governor Didier Manara Linga Area - Total 132,520 km2 (51,166.3 sq mi) Population (2003 est.) - Total 1,808,913 - Density 13.7/km2 (35.4/sq mi) National language Swahili
Following the 2005 Constitution (effective 18 February 2006), 25 new provinces were to be created from the 10 current provinces within 36 months (18 February 2009). As of October 2010, this had not taken place. Maniema would be one of three provinces to retain its present name and boundaries (the others being Nord-Kivu and Sud-Kivu), along with the city-province of Kinshasa.
Maniema consists of the city of Kindu and seven territories:
- City of Kindu
- Commune of Kasuku
- Commune of Mikelenge
- Commune of Alunguli
Cities and towns
Name Pop. 2010 Coordinates Kabambare 10,375 Kalima (Kamisuku) 47,030 Kampene 14,819 Kasongo 54,743 Kibombo 17,527 Kindu 163,587 Lubutu 7,822 Punia 18,796
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Maniema province (DR Congo) CitiesKindu (capital) CommunesAlungili · Kasuku · Mikelenge TerritoriesKabambare · Kailo · Kasongo · Kibombo · Lubutu · Pangi · Punia Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Current provinces Proposed provinces
- City of Kindu
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