Ngaliema

Ngaliema is a municipality (commune) in the Lukunga District of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2]

Ngaliema
Commune de Ngaliema
Ngaliema on map of Kinshasa city-province
Kinshasa city-province on map of DR Congo
Kinshasa city-province on map of DR Congo
Coordinates: 04°20′56″S 15°15′10″E / 4.34889°S 15.25278°E / -4.34889; 15.25278Coordinates: 04°20′56″S 15°15′10″E / 4.34889°S 15.25278°E / -4.34889; 15.25278[1]
Country DR Congo
Citty-ProvinceKinshasa
Area
 • Total224.3 km2 (86.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2004 est.)
 • Total683,135
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,900/sq mi)

LocationEdit

Ngaliema is situated in the west of Kinshasa. It stretches south towards Mont Ngaliema and along the main road linking Kinshasa and the city of Matadi in Bas-Congo. The boundary between Ngaliema and the Mont Ngafula commune is defined by the Lukunga River.[3]

BuildingsEdit

In addition to the communities of Binza Ozone, Binza Météo, Binza Delvaux and Binza I.P.N., the area also accommodates:

DemographicsEdit

Historical population of Ngaliema
Year19671970198420032004
Population30,64063,844252,151660,646683,135

EducationEdit

American School of Kinshasa (TASOK) is in Ngaliema.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ngaliema, 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 2012-07-23. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ Nzuzi, Francis Lelo (2008). Kinshasa: ville et environnement. Editions L'Harmattan. p. 132. ISBN 978-2-296-06080-7.
  4. ^ "Home." American School of Kinshasa. Retrieved on December 8, 2017. "The American School of Kinshasa Rte de Matadi, Ngaliema Kinshasa II, République Démocratique du Congo"

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