Largest cities in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The largest cities in Democratic Republic of the Congo, ranked by population.

The total population of Democratic Republic of the Congo is 86,727,573 as of 1-Jul-19 , which represents 1.13% of global population and ranks Democratic Republic of the Congo # 16 worldwide.



Numbers generally reflect the city population, rather than the urban areas, municipality, or urban agglomeration. Note that double listings may reflect different spellings or definitions of urban agglomerations.

List: the biggest cities in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    CityCountryPopulationLast updateTime zone
  1. Kinshasa
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo 7,785,965 10/27/16Africa/Kinshasa
  3. Lubumbashi
  4. Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,373,770 11/23/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  5. Mbuji-Mayi
  6. Democratic Republic of the Congo 874,761 6/11/12Africa/Lubumbashi
  7. Kisangani
  8. Democratic Republic of the Congo 539,158 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  9. Masina
  10. Democratic Republic of the Congo 485,167 5/31/07Africa/Kinshasa
  11. Kananga
  12. Democratic Republic of the Congo 463,546 12/31/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  13. Likasi
  14. Democratic Republic of the Congo 422,414 11/28/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  15. Kolwezi
  16. Democratic Republic of the Congo 418,000 11/28/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  17. Tshikapa
  18. Democratic Republic of the Congo 267,462 11/28/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  19. Beni
  20. Democratic Republic of the Congo 232,000 8/24/18Africa/Lubumbashi
  21. Bukavu
  22. Democratic Republic of the Congo 225,389 5/25/15Africa/Lubumbashi
  23. Mwene-Ditu
  24. Democratic Republic of the Congo 189,177 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  25. Kikwit
  26. Democratic Republic of the Congo 186,991 7/10/17Africa/Kinshasa
  27. Mbandaka
  28. Democratic Republic of the Congo 184,185 12/30/16Africa/Kinshasa
  29. Matadi
  30. Democratic Republic of the Congo 180,109 1/4/17Africa/Kinshasa
  31. Uvira
  32. Democratic Republic of the Congo 170,391 12/5/12Africa/Lubumbashi
  33. Boma
  34. Democratic Republic of the Congo 162,521 2/28/19Africa/Kinshasa
  35. Butembo
  36. Democratic Republic of the Congo 154,621 1/2/13Africa/Lubumbashi
  37. Gandajika
  38. Democratic Republic of the Congo 154,425 1/7/15Africa/Lubumbashi
  39. Kalemie
  40. Democratic Republic of the Congo 146,974 11/28/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  41. Goma
  42. Democratic Republic of the Congo 144,124 12/5/12Africa/Lubumbashi
  43. Kindu
  44. Democratic Republic of the Congo 135,698 2/8/13Africa/Lubumbashi
  45. Isiro
  46. Democratic Republic of the Congo 127,076 2/28/19Africa/Lubumbashi
  47. Bandundu
  48. Democratic Republic of the Congo 118,211 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  49. Gemena
  50. Democratic Republic of the Congo 117,639 4/5/12Africa/Kinshasa
  51. Ilebo
  52. Democratic Republic of the Congo 107,093 7/10/17Africa/Lubumbashi
  53. Bunia
  54. Democratic Republic of the Congo 96,764 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  55. Bumba
  56. Democratic Republic of the Congo 95,520 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  57. Mbanza-Ngungu
  58. Democratic Republic of the Congo 86,356 6/5/12Africa/Kinshasa
  59. Kamina
  60. Democratic Republic of the Congo 73,557 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  61. Lisala
  62. Democratic Republic of the Congo 70,087 5/31/12Africa/Kinshasa
  63. Lodja
  64. Democratic Republic of the Congo 68,244 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  65. Kipushi
  66. Democratic Republic of the Congo 62,332 11/29/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  67. Kabinda
  68. Democratic Republic of the Congo 59,004 6/9/13Africa/Lubumbashi
  69. Kasongo
  70. Democratic Republic of the Congo 55,118 4/5/12Africa/Lubumbashi
  71. Mweka
  72. Democratic Republic of the Congo 50,675 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  73. Gbadolite
  74. Democratic Republic of the Congo 50,493 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  75. Buta
  76. Democratic Republic of the Congo 50,130 7/10/17Africa/Lubumbashi
  77. Moanda
  78. Democratic Republic of the Congo 50,000 9/1/17Africa/Kinshasa
  79. Bulungu
  80. Democratic Republic of the Congo 48,344 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  81. Basoko
  82. Democratic Republic of the Congo 43,709 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  83. Lubao
  84. Democratic Republic of the Congo 43,068 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  85. Lusambo
  86. Democratic Republic of the Congo 41,416 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  87. Nioki
  88. Democratic Republic of the Congo 40,695 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  89. Inongo
  90. Democratic Republic of the Congo 40,113 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  91. Tshela
  92. Democratic Republic of the Congo 38,845 1/10/13Africa/Kinshasa
  93. Bukama
  94. Democratic Republic of the Congo 38,770 11/29/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  95. Mangai
  96. Democratic Republic of the Congo 37,188 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  97. Kampene
  98. Democratic Republic of the Congo 37,034 12/4/18Africa/Lubumbashi
  99. Kabare
  100. Democratic Republic of the Congo 37,034 12/5/12Africa/Lubumbashi
  101. Kambove
  102. Democratic Republic of the Congo 36,702 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  103. Yangambi
  104. Democratic Republic of the Congo 35,531 11/29/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  105. Luebo
  106. Democratic Republic of the Congo 35,183 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  107. Aketi
  108. Democratic Republic of the Congo 35,161 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  109. Mushie
  110. Democratic Republic of the Congo 33,062 12/4/18Africa/Kinshasa
  111. Boende
  112. Democratic Republic of the Congo 32,091 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  113. Kongolo
  114. Democratic Republic of the Congo 31,943 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  115. Kabalo
  116. Democratic Republic of the Congo 29,833 11/29/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  117. Businga
  118. Democratic Republic of the Congo 28,919 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  119. Kasangulu
  120. Democratic Republic of the Congo 27,961 2/6/15Africa/Kinshasa
  121. Bolobo
  122. Democratic Republic of the Congo 27,862 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  123. Libenge
  124. Democratic Republic of the Congo 27,053 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  125. Watsa
  126. Democratic Republic of the Congo 24,516 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  127. Demba
  128. Democratic Republic of the Congo 22,263 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  129. Kasongo-Lunda
  130. Democratic Republic of the Congo 20,060 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  131. Bondo
  132. Democratic Republic of the Congo 17,860 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  133. Wamba
  134. Democratic Republic of the Congo 17,373 11/22/16Africa/Lubumbashi
  135. Sake
  136. Democratic Republic of the Congo 17,151 12/5/12Africa/Lubumbashi
  137. Lukolela
  138. Democratic Republic of the Congo 15,000 6/7/13Africa/Kinshasa
  139. Bosobolo
  140. Democratic Republic of the Congo 14,553 11/22/16Africa/Kinshasa
  141. Bongandanga
  142. Democratic Republic of the Congo 4,105 12/14/17Africa/Kinshasa

 



 



Country codes for Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • 2 digit ISO country code (A2) for Democratic Republic of the Congo : CD
  • 3 digit UN country code (A3) for Democratic Republic of the Congo : COD
  • Numeric U.N. country code for Democratic Republic of the Congo : 180

DIALING CODE for Democratic Republic of the Congo : 243

Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo (when applicable):

 

The population data for this list of cities and towns in Democratic Republic of the Congo was derived from several sources, including GeoNames and Wikipedia.