Haut-Lomami

Haut-Lomami (French for "Upper Lomami") is one of the 21 new provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo created in the 2015 repartitioning. Haut-Lomami, Haut-Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika provinces are the result of the dismemberment of the former Katanga province.[2] Haut-Lomami was formed from the Haut-Lomami district whose town of Kamina was elevated to capital city of the new province.[3]

Haut-Lomami
Province du Haut-Lomami
Coordinates: 8°44′S 24°59′E
Country DR Congo
Established2015 (2015)
Named forLomami River
CapitalKamina
Government
  GovernorIsabelle Yumba Kalenga[1]
Area
  Total108,204 km2 (41,778 sq mi)
Population
 (2005 est.)
  Total2,540,127
  Density23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
License Plate Code CGO / 05
Official languageFrench
National languageSwahili
Non-national languageKiluba

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