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Type Settlement
Scripts קינשאסה(Hebrew) キンシャサ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. kin-SHAH-sə(English) kin-SHA-sa(Dutch) KEEN-SHA-SA(French) kin-SHA-za(German) keen-SHA-za(Italian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Named after a nearby village, this name derives from Kikongo ki, a locative marker, and nshasa ("salt"), thus "salt market". This is the name of the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Added 9/2/2021 by VerdeIperbolico
Edited 12/22/2022 by Mike C