Noqui (or Noki) is a town and municipality in Zaire Province in Angola.[2] It is on the Congo River, just across the border from the city of Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The municipality had a population of 23,880 in 2014.[1]

Noqui
Municipality and town
Noqui is located in Angola
Noqui
Noqui
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 5°52′5″S 13°25′57″E / 5.86806°S 13.43250°E / -5.86806; 13.43250Coordinates: 5°52′5″S 13°25′57″E / 5.86806°S 13.43250°E / -5.86806; 13.43250
Country Angola
ProvinceZaire Province
Population
 (2014 Census)[1]
 • Total23,880
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
ClimateAw

Noki was the site of an early European trading post. In 1884 Alexandre Delcommune was appointed director of the Belgian factories in Boma and Noki.[3] In December 1884 Lieutenant Eduard Schulze tried to found a German colony near Noqui.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Resultados Definitivos Recenseamento Geral da População e Habitação – 2014 Província do Zaire" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estatística, República de Angola. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  2. ^ "City councils of Angola". Statoids. Retrieved April 9, 2009.
  3. ^ De Coster, Pieter (1997). "Biografie van Alexandre Delcommune". De eerste Europese ontdekkingsreizen in Katanga 1797–1897 (in Dutch). p. VII.1.1.
  4. ^ "THE WEST AFRICAN PROBLEMS.; THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE DISCUSSING FORMALITIES--GERMANY'S POLICY" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-05.