1920 in the Belgian Congo

The following lists events that happened during 1920 in the Belgian Congo.

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the Belgian Congo




Date Event
The Union Minière du Haut-Katanga (UMHK), Compagnie du Congo pour le Commerce et l'Industrie (CCCI) and several other large private enterprises set up the Syndicat Foncier du Katanga to provide financial support to settlers in Katanga.[1]
1 July Ligne Aérienne du Roi Albert t opens a 580 kilometres (360 mi) leg from Kinshasa (formerly Leopoldville) to Ngombe.[2]
September Léopold De Koninck is appointed governor and deputy governor-general (acting) of Katanga Province.[3]

See alsoEdit



  • "Congo (Kinshasa) Provinces", Rulers.org, retrieved 5 August 2020
  • Lemarchand, Rene (8 January 2021), Political Awakening in the Congo: The Politics of Fragmentation, Univ of California Press, ISBN 978-0-520-33862-3, retrieved 18 March 2021
  • Vanthemsche, Guy (2000), "The Birth of Commercial Air Transport in Belgium (1919-1923)", Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Histoire, 78 (3): 913–44, doi:10.3406/rbph.2000.4471