National Assembly (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

National Assembly
Assemblée nationale
Political groups

  People's Party for Peace and Democracy (PPPD): 29 seats

  Social Movement for Renewal (MSR): 27 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

  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
Last election
28 November 2011
Meeting place
Assemblée nationale
Palais du Peuple
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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.[1]

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












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.

See also


  1. United Nations Web Services Section (2007-01-27). "Address to the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Kinshasa on 27 January". Retrieved 2016-08-20.

Coordinates: 4°19′56″S 15°18′11″E / 4.3322°S 15.3031°E / -4.3322; 15.3031

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