- See also WikiProject Congo-Brazzaville for the neighbouring Republic of the Congo.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa), Africa
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|Browse map of The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) 4°00′00.00″ S, 21°00′00.00″ E|
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) is a country in Africa at latitude 4°00′00.00″ South, longitude 21°00′00.00″ East.
This page contains information relating to mapping activity that is specific to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaïre, but also frequently named Congo-Kinshasa now to avoid the confusion with the Republic of Congo, also named Congo-Brazzaville). Any guides or conventions on this page can be discussed on the discussion page, feel free to comment or help (mapping your area, tagging streets or correcting this page).
Goals - you can help!
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If you have a goal that you are working towards or one that you would like to see get done (and are maybe willing to get the ball rolling) then add it to the list here, create a section where it can be coordinated and tracked, and a way of measuring progress.
Please feel free to help out with these!
- Lots of missing residential roads on outskirts of Kinshasa
- Lots of residential roads missing on outskirts of Mbuji-Mayi
- A few missing roads around Kisangani
Projects in DRC
- May 2018 OSM RDC activated to support the Ebola response - The best place to look for more information is the 2018 DRC Ebola OSM response page.
- May 2017 - HOT activation in North Congo (Bas-Uélé Province). See the 2017 DRC Ebola OSM response page to check on-going efforts, communication and coordination channels and be part of this 2017 mobilization.
- August 2014 - HOT activation for Ebola outbreak, focused in and around: Boende - Watsikengo, Bokote - Waka and Bokoto DRC, more information and links to the HOT Tasking manager here 
- April 2014 - Mapping Lubumbashi, HOT in conjunction with MSF-UK and the University of Lubumbashi  More information here 
- February 2013 - Creation of the OSM Community in Kinshasa 
- Mapping South Kivu, Missing Maps project
- December 2012 - HOT activation in Eastern Congo (North and South Kivu Provinces) 
Please check the /Imports page for a list of all data imports in the DRC.
People interested in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Olivier Auber
- Blake Girardot
- Nick Bristow
- Claire Halleux
- Joel Masselink
- Jire Paradis
- Marc Mashawu
- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Africover) ()- A project aimed at generating a database of GIS layers for the purpose of promoting sustainable management of environmental resources at national, regional and global levels. DRC data includes administrative and political boundaries, towns, rivers, roads, thematic woodland, thematic grassland, and spatially aggregated multipurpose landcover. Permission from Africover must be obtained to import road, river, and administrative boundary data layers into OSM.
- Geographic Information Support Team (GIST) ()- An inter-agency data repository that promotes the use of geographic data standards and geographical information systems (GIS) in support of humanitarian relief operations. The data layers for the DRC include administrative boundaries, transportation infrastructure, parks and reserves, elevation, rivers, lakes, hospitals, vegetation, settlements, and agricultural areas.
- Référentiel Géographique Commun (http://rgc.cd/)