Cuvette-Ouest (or Western Cuvette) is a department of the Republic of the Congo in the western part of the country. Cuvette-Ouest is the least populated department in the country. It borders the departments of Cuvette and Sangha, and Gabon. The capital is Ewo. Principal cities and towns include Kelle.
|Country||Republic of the Congo|
|• Total||26,600 km2 (10,300 sq mi)|
|• Density||2.7/km2 (7.1/sq mi)|
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Cuvette-Ouest has been the site of several outbreaks of the Ebola virus.
Cuvette-Ouest Department is divided into one commune and six districts:
- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
- The urban community of Ewo gained the status of commune on March 16, 2017: http://www.sgg.cg/imageProvider.asp?private_resource=2639&fn=jo_2017_12.pdf Archived 2018-02-10 at the Wayback Machine; the total area of the new unit is 91 sq km.