Mayoko District

Mayoko District is a district in the Niari Department of south-western Republic of the Congo.[1] The capital lies at Mayoko. It has a northern border with Gabon. As of 2007, the population is 5,147.[2]

Mayoko
Mayoko District in the region
Mayoko District in the region
CountryFlag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Republic of the Congo
DepartmentNiari Department
Time zoneUTC+1 (GMT +1)

TransportEdit

Mayoko is served by a branch railway of the Congo–Ocean Railway that terminates in Mbinda. It lies near the border with Gabon.

MiningEdit

Mayoko is near deposits of iron ore, which are very close to an existing railway line leading to a port.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Annuaire Statistique du Congo 2009" (PDF) (in French). Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE). 2011. p. 6. Retrieved 3 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Population des Départements" (PDF) (in French). Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE). 2011. Retrieved 3 June 2012.

Coordinates: 02°19′30″S 12°47′51″E / 2.32500°S 12.79750°E / -2.32500; 12.79750