Haut-Uélé

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Haut-Uélé (French for "Upper Uélé") is one of the 21 new provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo created in the 2015 repartitioning. Haut-Uélé, Bas-Uélé, Ituri, and Tshopo provinces are the result of the dismemberment of the former Orientale province.[2] Haut-Uélé was formed from the Haut-Uélé district whose town of Isiro was elevated to capital city of the new province.

Haut-Uélé
Province du Haut-Uélé
Location of Haut-Uélé
Coordinates: 2°46′35.02″N 27°37′4.48″E / 2.7763944°N 27.6179111°E / 2.7763944; 27.6179111Coordinates: 2°46′35.02″N 27°37′4.48″E / 2.7763944°N 27.6179111°E / 2.7763944; 27.6179111
Country DR Congo
Established2015
Named forUele River
CapitalIsiro
Government
 • GovernorChristophe Baseane Nangaa[1]
Area
 • Total89,683 km2 (34,627 sq mi)
Area rank14th
Population
 (2005 est.)
 • Total1,920,867
 • Rank17th
 • Density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (Central Africa Time)
Official languageFrench
National languageLingala
Websitehttp://provinceduhautuele.cd

AdministrationEdit

The principal communities are Niangara, Dungu, Faradje, Watsa, Rungu, Isiro and Wamba.[3] The capital of the province is the town of Isiro.[4]

Territories are

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Haut-Uélé : les défis du nouveau gouverneur". le Phare online. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Découpage territorial : procédures d'installation de nouvelles provinces". Radio Okapi (in French). 13 July 2015. Archived from the original on 19 July 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  3. ^ Blaes, X. (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo" (PDF). PNUD-SIG. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  4. ^ "Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo". Statiods.com.