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Gbadolite info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +1 hour (Africa/Kinshasa)

Population:
50,493

Coordinates:
4.279, 21.00284

Region:
Équateur

Continent:
Africa

Country name:
Congo

ISO code:
CD, COD, 180

Fips code:
CG

Phone code:
243

Country area:
2,345,410 km2

Country population:
70,916,439

Currency:
CDF

Language:
fr

Other information:

Gbadolite or Gbado-Lite (pronounced [ɡ͡badolite]) is the capital of Nord-Ubangi Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The town is located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south of the Ubangi River at the border to the Central African Republic and 1,150 kilometres (710 mi) northeast of the national capital Kinshasa. Gbadolite was the ancestral home and residence of Joseph-Désiré Mobutu, lafter self-styled as Mobutu Sese Seko, the President of Zaire from 1965 to 1997. == History == Mobutu built Gbadolite into a luxurious town often nicknamed "Versailles of the Jungle". He built a hydroelectric dam on the nearby Ubangi River in Mobayi Mbongo, an international airport, Gbadolite Airport, which could accommodate Concorde, and three large palaces. Read more in wiki.



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