Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Coordinates: 0°16′52″S 20°52′34″E / 0.281°S 20.876°E / -0.281; 20.876Coordinates: 0°16′52″S 20°52′34″E / 0.281°S 20.876°E / -0.281; 20.876
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Tshuapa
Population (2009)
  Total 36,158
Climate Af

Boende is a town and capital of Tshuapa Province, lying on the Tshuapa River, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a river port with ferries sailing to Kinshasa via Mbandanka and is also home to an airport. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 36,158.[1] The national language used locally is Lingala.


  1. "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 22 May 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2009.
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