Mbuji-Mayi is a metropolitan area in Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Inhabitants: 1,400,000 (World Rank 328)
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Mbuji-Mayi (formerly Bakwanga) serves as the capital of Kasai-Oriental (Anglicized as East-Kasai) province in the south-central Democratic Republic of Congo. The head of the United Nations Mission to the Congo (MONUC) in Mbuji Mayi estimated the city's population at 3.8 million people.[citation needed]