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Brazzaville
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Brazzaville is located in Republic o the Congo
Brazzaville
Brazzaville
Cairt o the Republic o Congo shawin Brazzaville.
Coordinates: 4°16′04″S 15°17′31″E / 4.26778°S 15.29194°E / -4.26778; 15.29194
Kintra Republic o the Congo
Caipital destrict Brazzaville
Foondit 1883
Foondit bi Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
Govrenment
 • Mayor Hugues Ngouelondélé (nonpartisan)
Aurie
 • Tot 263.9 km2 (101.9 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 1,307,911
 • Density 4,956.08/km2 (12,836.2/sq mi)
Aurie code(s) 242

Brazzaville is the caipital an lairgest ceety o the Republic o the Congo an is locatit on the Congo River. As o the 2007 census, it haes a population o 1,373,382 in the ceety proper, an aboot 2 million in tot whan includin the suburbs locatit in the Pool Region.[1] The populous ceety o Kinshasa (mair nor 10 million indwallers in 2009),[2] caipital o the Democratic Republic o the Congo, lees juist athort the Congo River frae Brazzaville. Thegither wi Kinshasa, the combined conurbation o Kinshasa-Brazzaville haes sicweys near 12 million indwallers (awbesit signeeficant poleetical an infrastructur challenges prevent the twa ceeties frae functionin wi ony meaninfu connection). Ower a third o the population o the Republic o Congo lies in the caipital, an it is hame tae 40% o non-ferm employment. It is an aa a financial an admeenistrative caipital.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Répartition de la population par Départements et Communes en 1984 et projetée de 2000 à 2015" (in French). Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), Republic of the Congo. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Monographie de la Ville de Kinshasa" (SWF) (in French). Unité de Pilotage du Processus d'Elaboration et de mise œuvre de la Stratégie pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté (UPPE-SRP). Retrieved 19 Januar 2007.