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Boende

Boende
Provincial capital and city
Ville de Boende
Boende is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Boende
Boende
Location in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 0°16′52″S 20°52′34″E / 0.281°S 20.876°E / -0.281; 20.876Coordinates: 0°16′52″S 20°52′34″E / 0.281°S 20.876°E / -0.281; 20.876
CountryFlag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg DR Congo
ProvinceTshuapa
CommunesBoende, Tshuapa
Government
 • MayorMustafa Bosenge
Population
(2009)
 • Total36,158
Time zoneUTC+1 (West Africa Time)
ClimateAf

Boende is a town and capital of Tshuapa Province, lying on the Tshuapa River, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a river port with riverboats sailing to Kinshasa via Mbandaka and is also home to an airport. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 36,158.[2] The national language used locally is Lingala.

Climate

Boende has an equatorial tropical rainforest climate (Af).

Climate data for Boende
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.7
(87.3)
31.5
(88.7)
31.3
(88.3)
31.1
(88.0)
31.2
(88.2)
30.2
(86.4)
29.1
(84.4)
29.4
(84.9)
30.1
(86.2)
30.1
(86.2)
30.1
(86.2)
30.3
(86.5)
30.4
(86.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.5
(77.9)
26.0
(78.8)
25.9
(78.6)
25.9
(78.6)
25.9
(78.6)
25.2
(77.4)
24.6
(76.3)
24.7
(76.5)
25.1
(77.2)
25.2
(77.4)
25.2
(77.4)
25.4
(77.7)
25.4
(77.7)
Average low °C (°F) 20.3
(68.5)
20.5
(68.9)
20.6
(69.1)
20.8
(69.4)
20.7
(69.3)
20.3
(68.5)
20.1
(68.2)
20.0
(68.0)
20.2
(68.4)
20.3
(68.5)
20.4
(68.7)
20.5
(68.9)
20.4
(68.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 152
(6.0)
135
(5.3)
202
(8.0)
176
(6.9)
171
(6.7)
136
(5.4)
131
(5.2)
175
(6.9)
189
(7.4)
218
(8.6)
230
(9.1)
162
(6.4)
2,077
(81.9)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]


References

  1. ^ "Terrible bilan en République démocratique du Congo après la mort de 50 personnes suite au naufrage d'une embarcation. Le drame s'est déroulé mercredi dans le nord-ouest du pays sur la rivière Momboyo". RFI Afrique (in French). 25 May 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Congo (Dem. Rep.): largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 22 May 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2009.
  3. ^ "Climate: Boende". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 10 April 2020.

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