Kouilou Department (Redirected from Kouilou Region)

Kouilou
Kwilu or Kuilu
Kouilou, department of the Republic of the Congo
Kouilou, department of the Republic of the Congo
CountryRepublic of the Congo
CapitalLoango
Area
 • Total13,650 km2 (5,270 sq mi)
Population
(2018)
 • Total129,398
 • Density9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
HDI (2018)0.499
low · 11th of 12

04°19′40″S 11°53′37″E / 4.32778°S 11.89361°E / -4.32778; 11.89361

Districts of Kouilou

Kouilou (Kongo: Kwilu, Kuilu ) is a department of the Republic of the Congo. Covering the country's coastline, it has an area of 13,650 square kilometres and at the start of 2007 it was home to about 91,955 people. The department borders Niari Department, the commune of Pointe-Noire, and internationally, Gabon and the Cabinda area of Angola.

Since 2011 the town of Loango has been the capital of the Kouilou department. Before, the capital was Hinda (see "Villages and towns" part).

Kouilou is also the name of a river, the Kouilou-Niari River.

Administrative divisions

Kouilou Department is divided into six districts:

Districts

  1. Hinda District
  2. Madingo-Kayes District
  3. Mvouti District
  4. Kakamoeka District
  5. Nzambi District
  6. Loango District

Villages and towns


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