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GEO_CD2007_2013 (GEO_CD2007_2013)
Congo Democratic Republic regions, 2007 - 2013 [integrated; GIS]

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GEO_CD2007_2013 indicates the region of Congo Democratic Republic where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in GEO_CD2007_2013 are equivalent to old provinces prevalent until 2011.

Each sample also has its own sample specific geography variable. New provinces are available in the GEOALT_CD2013 variable.

An integrated GIS map (in shapefile format) for Congo Democratic Republic can be downloaded here.


New provinces were created from the following provinces.

  • Kwango, Kwilu, Mai-Ndombe created from Bandundu
  • Equateur, Mongala, Nord-Ubangi, Sud-Ubangi, Tshuapa created from Equateur
  • Kasai, Kasai-Central created from Kasaï Occidental
  • Kasaï Oriental, Lomami, Sankuru created from Kasaï Oriental
  • Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Lualaba, Tanganyka created from Katanga
  • Bas-Uele, Haut-Uele, Ituri, Tshopo created from Orientale


  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2007: All women age 15-49.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) 2013: All women age 15-49.
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2007-H, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-M, 2007-W, 2013-W, 2013-H, 2013-C, 2013-B, 2013-M