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Article 2 of the 2005 Congolese Constitution, which came into effect on 18 February 2006, specifies twenty-five new provinces while retaining the capital city/province of Kinshasa. This new territorial organization is to take effect within thirty-six months of the new constitution's promulgation, i.e. by 18 February 2009.

The DRC's twenty-five provinces and capital city Kinshasa.


Province Capital
1. Kinshasa Kinshasa
2. Kongo central   Matadi
3. Kwango Kenge
4. Kwilu Kikwit
5. Mai-Ndombe Inongo
6. Kasaï Luebo
7. Lulua Kananga
8. Kasaï oriental Mbuji-Mayi
9. Lomami Kabinda
10. Sankuru Lodja
11. Maniema Kindu
12. Sud-Kivu Bukavu
13. Nord-Kivu Goma
Province Capital
14. Ituri Bunia
15. Haut-Uele Isiro
16. Tshopo Kisangani
17. Bas-Uele Buta
18. Nord-Ubangi Gbadolite
19. Mongala Lisala
20. Sud-Ubangi Gemena
21. Équateur Mbandaka
22. Tshuapa Boende
23. Tanganyika Kalemie
24. Haut-Lomami Kamina
25. Lualaba Kolwezi
26. Haut-Katanga   Lubumbashi

Provinces prior to 2009

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  1. Bandundu
  2. Bas-Congo
  3. Équateur
  4. Kasai-Occidental
  5. Kasai-Oriental
  6. Katanga
  7. Kinshasa
  8. Maniema
  9. Nord-Kivu
  10. Orientale
  11. Sud-Kivu

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