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Old May 10th, 2009, 10:08 AM   #1
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DR Congo Cities /Towns.









Kinshasa is the Capital city and the larhest city in the country with 9.5 Million people , that makes her the 3th largest in Africa after Cairo, Egypt and Lagos ,Nigeria.

Here is an aerial view of Kinshasa ( Photo by Medicin sans Frontiers).


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Old May 10th, 2009, 10:13 AM   #2
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Kinshasa from the air. Kinshasa river port,








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Old May 10th, 2009, 10:20 AM   #3
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Lots of sand but that will change in cuople months as the city center is going throu a face lift.







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Old May 10th, 2009, 10:28 AM   #4
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Old May 10th, 2009, 12:53 PM   #5
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I must say that Kinshasa city looks very nice
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luv this one!

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Old May 10th, 2009, 05:06 PM   #7
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A newly built Congolese Hospital by the Chinese , under Sono-Congolese deal.















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Kinshasa TV Building.







Kinshasa by night.








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Kinshasa's Grand Hotel.




Kinshasa's world trade center building.











Kinshasa's "Congo Futur" Building
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And this is coming soon in june 2010 to Kinshasa skyline, already U/C.










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nice development Butembo.
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Like most African countries and other poor nations, is fighting for development.
But in much better price. But nothing prevents it becoming a city organized.

I really enjoyed the thread, never seen photos of the site.
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nice development Butembo.
Thanks. I can't wait 'till it opens next year. June 30th, 2010.
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Next is Matadi, Congo's port on the Congo River. Popul. 400,000.







A commercial ship on the mighty Congo river.







Matadi city port on the Congo river.





Fishing boats on the Congo river.




Another view of Matadi city port.






Here is the Marechal Bridge in Matadi over congo river.















Congo's oldest, Hotel Metropole.



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Lets go in the city.









A Cathedral.





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