Western DR Congo is a region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It includes the capital city and the provinces of Badundu and Bas Congo.

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Map of Western DRC
  • 1 Kinshasa – DRC's capital
  • 2 Boma  
  • 3 Kisantu - known for its large cathedral and botanical gardens
  • 4 Matadi
  • 5 Mbanza-Ngungu   - home to the extensive Thysville Caves

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Travelling in the DRC is difficult, however the western part has a slightly higher standard compared to other parts of the country. Route nationale 1 is the principal road between Kinshasa, Matadi and Boma. This road is paved and in general decent condition, most other roads are not.

Passenger trains also runs between Kinshasa and Matadi several times per week.

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