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Last election  28 November 2011
National Assembly (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Type  Lower House of the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political groups  People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD): 62 seats   Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS): 41 seats   People's Party for Peace and Democracy (PPPD): 29 seats   Social Movement for Renewal (MSR): 27 seats   Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC): 22 seats   Unified Lumumbist Party (PALU): 19 seats   Union for the Congolese Nation (UNC): 17 seats   Alliance for Renewal in Congo (ARC): 16 seats   Alliance of the Democratic Forces of Congo (AFDC): 15 seats   Rally for the Reconstruction of Congo (RRC): 11 seats   Awakening of Consciousness for Work and Development (ECT): 11 seats   Movement for the Integrity of the People (MIP): 10 seats   Christian Democratic Party (PDC): 7 seats   Union for the Development of the Comoros (UPDC): 7 seats   Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD)- Kisangani-Liberation Movement (K-ML) : 6 seats   National Union of Democratic Federalists (UNADEF): 6 seats   Union of Nationalist Federalists of Congo (UNAFEC): 6 seats   Other parties: 172 seats   Independents: 16 seats

The National Assembly is the lower house and main legislative political body of the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was established by the 2006 constitution.

Contents

It is located at the People's Palace in Kinshasa.

Electoral System

The National Assembly is elected every 5 years by universal suffrage. There are 500 seats, 61 members are elected in single member constituencies while the remaining 439 members are elected in multi member constituencies by open list.

Numbers of deputies for each ville, commune (Kinshasa) and territory

Parentheses contain the number of deputies elected from each subdivision

Bandundu

  • Cities of Bandundu (1), Kikwit (3)
  • District du Kwango
  • Territories of Feshi (1), Kahemba (1), Kasongo Lunda (2), Kenge (3), Popokabaka (1)
  • District du Kwilu
  • Territories of Bagata (2), Bulungu (9), Gungu (3), Idiofa (6), Masi-Manimba (6)
  • District du Mai-Ndombe
  • Territories of Inongo (2), Kiri (1), Kutu (2), Oshwe (1)
  • District des Plateaux
  • Territories of Bolobo (1), Kwamouth (1), Mushie (1), Yumbi (1)
  • Bas-Congo

  • Villes de Boma (2), Matadi (3)
  • Territoire de Moanda (2)
  • District du Bas-fleuve
  • Territoires de Lukula (2), Seke-Banza (2), Tshela (2)
  • District des Cataractes
  • Territoires de Luozi (2), Mbanza-Ngungu (4), Songololo (2)
  • District de la Lukaya
  • Territoires de Kasangulu (1), Kimvula (1), Madimba (3)
  • Équateur

  • Villes de Gbadolite, (1) Mbandaka (2), Zongo (1)
  • District de l'Équateur
  • Territoires de Basankusu (1), Bolomba (1), Bikoro (1), Bomongo (1), Ingende (1), Lukolela (1), Makanza (1)
  • District du Nord-Ubangi
  • Territoires de Businga (3), Bosobolo (2), Yakoma (2)
  • District du Sud-Ubangi
  • Territoires de Budjala (2), Gemena (7), Kungu (3), Libenge (1)
  • District de la Mongala
  • Territoires de Bumba (5), Bongandanga (2), Lisala (3)
  • District de la Tshuapa
  • Territoires de Befale (1), Boende (2), Bokungu (1), Djolu (1), Ikela (1), Monkoto (1)
  • Kasaï-Occidental

  • Towns of Kananga (6), Tshikapa (4)
  • Kasaï District
  • Territories of Dekese (1), Ilebo (3), Kamonia (9), Luebo (2), Mweka (3)
  • Lulua District
  • Territories of Demba (3), Dembelenge (2), Dibaya (2), Kazumba (3), Luiza (3)
  • Kasaï-Oriental

  • Villes de Mbuji-Mayi (11), Mwene-Ditu (2)
  • District de Kabinda
  • Territoire de Gandajika (3), Kabinda (3), Kamiji (1), Lubao (2), Luilu (3)
  • District de la Sankuru
  • Territoires de Katako-Kombe (2), Kole (2), Lodja (3), Lomela (1), Lubefu (1), Lusambo (1)
  • District de Tshilenge
  • Territoires de Kabeya-Kamwanga (1), Katanda (1), Lupatapata (1), Miabi (1), Tshilenge (2)
  • Katanga

  • Towns of Lubumbashi (10), Kolwezi (3), Likasi (3)
  • District of Kolwezi
  • Territories of Lubudi (2), Mutshatsha (1)
  • District of Lualaba
  • Territories of Dilolo (2), Kapanga (1), Sandoa (2)
  • District of Haut-Katanga
  • Territories of Kambove (2), Kasenga (2), Kipushi (2), Mitwaba (1), Pweto (3), Sakania (2)
  • District of Haut-Lomami
  • Territories of Bukama (4), Kabongo (4), Kamina (3), Kaniama (1), Malemba-Nkulu (4)
  • District of Tanganyika
  • Territories of Kabalo (2), Kalemie (4), Kongolo (4), Manono (3), Moba (3), Nyunzu (1)
  • Kinshasa

  • Communes de Bandalungwa (2), Barumbu (1), Bumbu (2), La Gombe (Kinshasa) (1), Kalamu (3), Kasa-Vubu (1), Kimbanseke (7), Kinshasa (commune) (1), Kintambo (1), Kisenso (2), Lemba (3), Limete (4), Lingwala (1), Makala (2), Maluku (2), Masina (5), Matete (3), Mont Ngafula (2), Ndjili (3), Ngaba (2), Ngaliema (6), Ngiri-Ngiri (1), Nsele (1), Selembao (3)
  • Maniema

  • City of Kindu (2)
  • Territories of Kabambare (2), Kaïlo (1), Kasongo (3), Kibombo (1), Lubutu (1), Pangi (2), Punia (1)
  • Nord-Kivu

  • Villes de Beni (3), Butembo (4), Goma (4)
  • Territories of Beni (10), Lubero (9), Masisi (8), Rutshuru (9), Walikale (2)
  • Orientale

  • City of Kisangani (5)
  • Bas-Uele District
  • Territories of Aketi (1), Ango (1), Bambesa (1), Bondo (2), Buta (1), Poko (1)
  • Haut-Uele District
  • Territories of Dungu (8), Faradje (2), Niangara (1), Rungu (3), Wamba (3), Watsa (2)
  • Ituri District
  • Territories of Aru (6), Djugu (2), Irumu (5), Mahagi (7), Mambasa (2)
  • Tshopo District
  • Territories of Bafwasende (1), Banalia (2), Basoko (2), Isangi (3), Opala (2), Ubundu (2), Yahuma (1)
  • Sud-Kivu

  • Ville de Bukavu (6)
  • Territoires de Fizi (3), Idjwi (1), Kabare (4), Kalehe (4), Mwenga (4), Shabunda (1), Uvira (6), Walungu (5)
  • Transitional Assembly

    Prior to the 2006 election, the National Assembly was an appointed body consisting of representatives of the difference parties to the peace agreement that ended the Second Congo War.

    References

    National Assembly (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Wikipedia