Place:Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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NameMatadi
TypeCity
Located inDemocratic Republic of the Congo


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Matadi is the chief sea port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the capital of the Bas-Congo province. It has a population of 245,862 (2004). Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River from the mouth and below the last navigable point before rapids make the river impassable for a long stretch upriver. It was founded by Sir Henry Morton Stanley in 1879.

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