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National Assembly (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

National Assembly
Assemblée nationale
Last election
28 November 2011
Meeting place
Assemblée nationale
Palais du Peuple
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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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.

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


  • Electoral System 1
  • Numbers of deputies for each ville, commune (Kinshasa) and territory 2
    • Bandundu 2.1
    • Bas-Congo 2.2
    • Équateur 2.3
    • Kasaï-Occidental 2.4
    • Kasaï-Oriental 2.5
    • Katanga 2.6

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







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