Ilebo (CD)

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Ilebo, formerly known as Port-Francqui, is a town (72 623 inhabitants in 2012) in Kasai province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, lying at the highest navigable point of the Kasaï River. It is an important transport hub for ferries to Kinshasa and trains to Lubumbashi. In 1901 the Belgian colonial administration renamed Ilebo Port-Francqui.

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Belgian Congo period 1909-1960

Circle PORT FRANCQUI in 1932.
Circle PORT FRANCQUI in 1943.

Congo Independent State 1886-1909

to be confirmed