Brazzaville is the caipital an lairgest city 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 city proper, an aboot 2 million in tot whan includin the suburbs locatit in the Pool Region.[1] The populous city 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 cities 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.

Brazzaville
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Coordinates: 4°16′04″S 15°17′31″E / 4.26778°S 15.29194°E / -4.26778; 15.29194
KintraRepublic o the Congo
Caipital destrictBrazzaville
Foondit1883
Foondit biPierre Savorgnan de Brazza
Govrenment
 • MayorHugues Ngouelondélé (nonpartisan)
Area
 • Total263.9 km2 (101.9 sq mi)
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total1,307,911
 • Density4956.08/km2 (12,836.2/sq mi)
Area code(s)242
Brazzaville (2005)

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  1. a b "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. Archived frae the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
  2. a b "Monographie de la Ville de Kinshasa" (in French). Unité de Pilotage du Processus d'Elaboration et de mise œuvre de la Stratégie pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté (UPPE-SRP). Archived frae the original (SWF) on 15 Mey 2006. Retrieved 19 Januar 2007.