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2009-JAN-01



CONGO-KINSHASA (Kinshasa aUNO Member Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC [United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC-MONUC] : President Joseph Kabila
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE (Brazzaville a + Pointe Noire nUNO Member Republic of the CONGO : President Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Other Entities with similar names

CONGO-KINSHASA  UNITED NATIONS 
  
(Kinshasa a) - (New York) -

Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC
[United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo : DRC-MONUC]

Flag or Logo since 2006-02-18
République démocratique du CONGO (fr) + Repubilika ya KÔNGO ya Dimokalasi (ktu)n + Republíki ya KONGÓ Demokratíki (ln)n + Ditunga dia KONGU wa Mungalaata (lua)n + Jamhuri ya Kidemokrasia ya KONGO (sw)n UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Joseph Kabila
(ruler of CONGO-KINSHASA since 2001-01-17)

SG Ban Ki Moon (kr)
(ruler of UNITED NATIONS since 2007-01-01)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Kinshasa a
(Kinshasa)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
Official & national languages: French (fr) . Kituba (ktu) . Lingala (ln) . Luba-Lulua (lua) . Swahili (sw) .
n national language

Mainland:


DEMOCRATIC CONGO Democratic Republic of the CONGO  (Kinshasa)

11 Regionalized Divisions:

BANDUNDU BANDUNDU Province  (Bandundu)Local: Province du BANDUNDU (fr) + Etúká ya BANDUNDU (ln) + Bizunga ya BANDUNDU (ktu)  (Bandundu)
CENTRAL CONGO CENTRAL CONGO Province : Lower Congo Province  (Matadi)Local: Province du KONGO CENTRAL (fr) + Bizunga ya KÔNGO YA KATI (kg)  (Matadi)
EAST KASAI EAST KASAI Province  (Lodja)Local: Province du KASAÏ ORIENTAL (fr) + KASAI-EST (lu)  (Lodja)
EASTERN EASTERN Province  (Kisangani)Local: Province ORIENTALE (fr) + Jimbo la MASHARIKI (sw) + Etúká ORIENTALE (ln)  (Kisangani)
EQUATOR EQUATOR Province  (Mbandaka)Local: Province de l´ÉQUATEUR (fr) + Etúká ya EKWATÉLI (ln)  (Mbandaka)
KATANGA KATANGA Province  (Lubumbashi)Local: Province du KATANGA (fr) + Jimbo la KATANGA (sw)  (Lubumbashi)
KINSHASA KINSHASA City Province  (Kinshasa)Local: Province de la Ville de KINSHASA (fr) + Engumba KISÁSÁ (ln) + Mbanza ya KINSASA (ktu)  (Kinshasa)
MANIEMA MANIEMA Province  (Kindu)Local: Province du MANIEMA (fr) + Jimbo la MANIEMA (sw)  (Kindu)
NORTH KIVU NORTH KIVU Province  (Goma)Local: Province du NORD-KIVU (fr) + Jimbo la KIVU KASKAZINI (sw)  (Goma)
SOUTH KIVU SOUTH KIVU Province  (Bukavu)Local: Province du SUD-KIVU (fr) + Jimbo la KIVU KUSINI (sw)  (Bukavu)
WEST KASAI WEST KASAI Province  (Kananga)Local: Province du KASAÏ OCCIDENTAL (fr) + KASAI WA MUBUELU (lu)  (Kananga)



Dependent Protectorate:

ITURI ITURI District [Ituri Interim Administration]  (Bunia)Local: District de l´Ituri : Administration intérimaire de l´ITURI (fr) + Mkoa wa ITURI (sw)  (Bunia)


1 Assisted Movement

HUTU Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda : FDLR Rwandan Hutus  (Kibua + Kalonge) Ignace Murwanashyaka





1 Government or Movement in Exile

ENCLAVE OF CABINDA Federal Republic of CABINDA [Cabinda Governments-in-Exile]  (Pointe Noire + Paris + Cabinda Rebel Zones) Commandant Antonio Luis Lopes



Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

KASUKU Belgo-Congolese Programme of Military Partnership in KASUKU Camp  (Camp Kasuku)Local: Programme de Partenariat Militaire : PPM (fr)  (Camp Kasuku)


72 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States : ACP STATES  (Brussels)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Maputo)
AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa o + Midrand l + Arusha j + Dar Es Salaam kn)
APPA African Petroleum Producers´ Association : APPA  (Brazzaville)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COMESA Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa : COMESA  (Lusaka)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
ECCAS Economic Community of Central African States : ECCAS  (Libreville)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FRANCOPHONIE International Organisation of the Francophonie : OIF  (Paris)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GREAT LAKES International Conference on the Great Lakes Region : ICGLR  (Bujumbura)
GREAT LAKES COUNTRIES Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries : ECGLC  (Gisenyi)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
GULF OF GUINEA Gulf of Guinea Commission : GGC  (Luanđa)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HUMANITARIAN LAW International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission : IHFFC  (Berne)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PELINDABA TREATY African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty : ANWFZ  (Pelindaba)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SMALL ARMS Regional Centre on Small Arms in the Great Lakes Region the Horn of Africa and Bordering States : RECSA  (Nairobi)
SOUTH ATLANTIC ZONE South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone : SAPCZ  (Brasilia)
SOUTHERN AFRICA Southern African Development Community : SADC  (Gaborone)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)


Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

HUTU Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda : FDLR Rwandan Hutus  (Kibua + Kalonge)
LENDU Lendu Ituri Armed Groups : LENDU  ((Bunia) + (Ngaliko))
MAI-MAI MAI-MAI Rebellions  (Kivu-Ituri Zones z)
NKUNDALAND National Congress for the Defense of the People : NCDP [Pro-Tutsi Nkundaland]  (Rutshuru)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

FOCA Abacunguzi Fighting Forces : FOCA  (Kibua + Kalonge)
HUNDE Alliance of Patriots for a Free and Sovereign Congo : APFSC  (Masisi)
KASUKU Belgo-Congolese Programme of Military Partnership in KASUKU Camp  (Camp Kasuku)
MAI-MAI YAKUTUMBA MAI-MAI Bembe Militias [Yakutumba Malaika Ebu-Ela]  (Fizi-Lulenge)
NDUMA Nduma Defense of Congo : NDC  (Pinga)
NGITI Patriotic Resistance Front of Ituri : PRFI  ((Bunia))
RAIA MUTOMBOKI RAIA MUTOMBOKI Mai-Mai Militia  (Kivu Areas)

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