Tshuapa Province
Coordinates: 00°44′S 19°12′E / 0.733°S 19.200°E / -0.733; 19.200Coordinates: 00°44′S 19°12′E / 0.733°S 19.200°E / -0.733; 19.200
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Capital Boende
  Governor Cypien Lomboto[1]
  Total 132,940 km2 (51,330 sq mi)
Population (2005 est.)
  Total 1,316,855
  Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Official language French
National language Lingala

Tshuapa is one of the 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] Its capital is the town of Boende.[3]


The district is named for the Tshuapa River. It is situated in the north-west of the country, on the Congo River.


Tshuapa was previously administered as a district as part of Équateur province.

Administrative areas

Territories are:


  1. "RDC: liste de nouveaux gouverneurs de province élus". Radio Okapi. 26 March 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  2. Central Intelligence Agency (2016). "Democratic Republic of the Congo". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  3. "Provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo". Statiods.com.
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