Ndjili, Kinshasa

Ndjili or N'Djili is a municipality (commune) in the Tshangu district of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] It is named after the Ndjili River, which forms its western boundary.[3]

Ndjili

N'Djili
Commune de Ndjili
Ndjili on map of Kinshasa city-province
Kinshasa city-province on map of DR Congo
Kinshasa city-province on map of DR Congo
Coordinates: 4°24′32″S 15°22′39″E / 4.40889°S 15.37750°E / -4.40889; 15.37750Coordinates: 4°24′32″S 15°22′39″E / 4.40889°S 15.37750°E / -4.40889; 15.37750[1]
Country DR Congo
City-ProvinceKinshasa
Area
 • Total11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Elevation
327 m (1,073 ft)
Population
 (2004 est.)
 • Total442,138
 • Density39,000/km2 (100,000/sq mi)

DemographicsEdit

Historical population of Ndjili, Kinshasa
Year19671970198520032004
Population80,000102,881157,010427,583442,138

TransportEdit

It is served by a station on the Matadi-Kinshasa Railway. An agreement was made with Belgium in 2007 to upgrade this line.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ndjili, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo". Google Maps. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Géographie de Kinshasa (Geography of Kinshasa)" (in French). Ville de Kinshasa (City of Kinshasa). Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ Kambale, Juakali (14 June 2010). "By the Rivers of Kinshasa Town". East African. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-13. Retrieved 2010-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)