Nsele or N'Sele is a municipality (commune) in the Tshangu district of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1]

Nsele

N'Sele
Commune de Nsele
Nsele on map of Kinshasa city-province
Kinshasa city-province on map of DR Congo
Kinshasa city-province on map of DR Congo
Coordinates: 4°22′28″S 15°29′41″E / 4.37444°S 15.49472°E / -4.37444; 15.49472Coordinates: 4°22′28″S 15°29′41″E / 4.37444°S 15.49472°E / -4.37444; 15.49472
Country DR Congo
City-ProvinceKinshasa
Area
 • Total898.79 km2 (347.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2004 est.)
 • Total140,929
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)

It is situated in the east of Kinshasa, on the Pool Malebo. Nsele is a primarily rural commune, just like its neighbour Maluku on the other bank of the river Nsele River.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population of Nsele
Year1970198420032004
Population24,09628,963136,290140,929

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)