Congo (the)

Census Results


1974-02-07 1,319,790
1984-12-31 1,909,248
2007-04-28 3,697,490

General Information


Official name the Republic of the Congo
Official name [native] la République du Congo «French»
Capital Brazzaville
Capital [native] Brazzaville «French»
Region Middle Africa
ISO code CG
Statistical agency Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE)

Name in Chinese 刚果共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية الكونغو
Name in Spanish la República del Congo
Name in Russian Республика Конго
Name in French la République du Congo

Administrative units

codedépartment/communecapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1984-12-31
census
population
2007-04-28
census
population
2010-01-01
projection
01Département du KouilouHinda13,65074,87091,95584,165
02Département du NiariDolisie25,942110,003231,271255,120
03Département de la LékoumouSibiti20,95068,28796,39385,617
04Département de la BouenzaMadingou12,265150,603309,073319,570
05Département du PoolKinkala33,955184,263236,595436,786
06Département des PlateauxDjambala38,400109,663174,591192,596
07Département de la CuvetteOwando48,25093,063156,044152,433
08Département de la Cuvette-OuestEwo26,60042,68172,99959,728
09Département de la SanghaOuesso55,80034,21385,73881,326
10Département de la LikoualaImpfondo66,04449,505154,11597,206
11Commune de Brazzaville-100585,8121,373,3821,408,150
12Commune de Pointe-Noire-44294,203715,334829,134
 total 342,0002,694,2003,697,4904,001,831
source: Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), Congo.
note: Dolisie, Mossendjo (both in Niari), Nyaki (Bouenza) and Ouesso (Sangha) are autonomous communes within their departments on a separate level as the districts. Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire communes are on the same level as the departments.

Expanded administrative units

codedépartment/commune
district/arrondissement
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1984-12-31
census
population
2007-04-28
census
population
2010-01-01
projection
01Département du KouilouHinda13,65074,87091,95584,165
01Hinda   32,995 
04Kakamoéka   7,817 
02Madingo Kayes   13,290 
03Mvouti   18,094 
05Nzambi   3,137 
06Tchiamba-Nzassi   16,622 
02Département du NiariDolisie25,942110,003231,271255,120
09Banda   6,910 
05Divenie   13,549 
01(Auton.) Commune de Dolisie 18 83,798128,032
Arrondissement 1   49,170 
Arrondissement 2   34,628 
04Kibangou   17,928 
07Kimongo   19,578 
10Londéla Kayes   8,150 
03Louvakou   13,408 
11Makabana   14,164 
06Mayoko   5,147 
12Mbinda   4,783 
02(Auton.) Commune de Mossendjo 5 13,23819,263
Arrondissement 1: Bouali   5,978 
Arrondissement 2: Itsibou   7,260 
15Moungoundou Nord   1,385 
13Moungoundou Sud   5,703 
08Moutamba   10,385 
14Nyanga   9,340 
16Yaya   3,805 
03Département de la LékoumouSibiti20,95068,28796,39385,617
04Bambama   4,906 
02Komono   14,581 
05Mayéyé   13,649 
01Sibiti   46,608 
03Zanaga   16,649 
04Département de la BouenzaMadingou12,265150,603309,073319,570
01(Auton.) Commune de Nkayi 8 71,62063,104
Arrondissement 1: Mouana nto   30,389 
Arrondissement 2: Soulaka   41,231 
02Madingou   62,800 
03Mouyondzi   36,815 
04Boko-Songho   12,575 
05Mfouati   29,931 
06Loudima   32,775 
07Kayes   13,123 
08Kingoué   11,910 
09Mabombo   11,839 
10Tsiaki   11,315 
11Yamba   14,370 
05Département du PoolKinkala33,955184,263236,595436,786
02Boko   13,643 
05Goma Tsé-Tsé   15,615 
11Ignié   29,290 
13Kimba   4,516 
04Kindamba   17,295 
01Kinkala   34,608 
09Louingui   10,553 
10Loumo   4,715 
06Mayama   7,036 
08Mbanza-Ndounga   9,737 
03Mindouli   53,584 
07Ngabé   30,091 
12Vindza   5,912 
06Département des PlateauxDjambala38,400109,663174,591192,596
04Abala   11,296 
05Allembé   4,640 
01Djambala   17,265 
03Gamboma   43,221 
02Lékana   16,761 
06Makotimpoko   18,756 
07Mbon   3,163 
08Mpouya   9,283 
09Ngo   16,751 
10Ollombo   21,272 
11Ongogni   12,183 
07Département de la CuvetteOwando48,25093,063156,044152,433
03Boundji   16,015 
05Loukoléla   21,442 
02Makoua   21,910 
04Mossaka   25,636 
07Ngoko   2,866 
08Ntokou   4,075 
01Owando   40,174 
06Oyo   17,948 
09Tchikapika   5,978 
08Département de la Cuvette-OuestEwo26,60042,68172,99959,728
05Etoumbi   12,387 
01Ewo   20,195 
02Kellé   15,205 
06Mbama   8,040 
03Mbomo   7,163 
04Okoyo   10,009 
09Département de la SanghaOuesso55,80034,21385,73881,326
02Mokéko   30,172 
06Ngbala   4,613 
01(Auton.) Commune de Ouesso 5 28,17928,939
Arrondissement 1: Nzalangoye   14,620 
Arrondissement 2: Mbindzo   13,559 
05Pikounda   3,513 
03Sembé   9,550 
04Souanké   9,711 
10Département de la LikoualaImpfondo66,04449,505154,11597,206
04Bétou   29,736 
05Bouanéla   7,084 
03Dongou   19,365 
06Enyellé   21,193 
02Epéna   17,499 
01Impfondo   47,951 
07Liranga   11,287 
11Commune de Brazzaville-100585,8121,373,3821,408,150
Arrondissement 1: Makélékélé   298,292 
Arrondissement 2: Bacongo   98,782 
Arrondissement 3: Poto-Poto   93,106 
Arrondissement 4: Moungali   166,719 
Arrondissement 5: Ouénzé   182,057 
Arrondissement 6: Talangaï   337,986 
Arrondissement 7: Mfilou   196,440 
12Commune de Pointe-Noire-44294,203715,334829,134
Arrondissement 1: Lumumba   109,456 
Arrondissement 2: Mvoumvou   87,696 
Arrondissement 3: Tié-Tié   257,255 
Arrondissement 4: Loandjili   260,927 
 total 342,0002,694,2003,697,4904,001,831
source: Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), Congo.
note: Dolisie, Mossendjo (both in Niari), Nyaki (Bouenza) and Ouesso (Sangha) are autonomous communes within their departments on a separate level as the districts. Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire communes are on the same level as the departments.

Main cities

namepopulation
2007-04-28
census
population
2010-01-01
estimate
latitude /
longitude
Brazzaville1,373,3821,408,150-4.24/15.20
Pointe-Noire715,334829,134 
Dolisie83,798128,032 
source: Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), Congo.