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Boende is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
District Tshuapa District
Population (2009)
 • Total 36,158

Boende is a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, lying on the Tshuapa River, east of Mbandaka in Equateur province.[1] It is the capital of Tshuapa District. 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.[2] The national language used locally is Lingala.


  1. ^ Umutesi, Marie Béatrice (5 October 2004). Surviving the slaughter: the ordeal of a Rwandan refugee in Zaire. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 188.  
  2. ^ "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 21 January 2009. 
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