Tshopo is a future province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the country's constitution of 2005. It consists of a part of former Orientale province.
It is situated north-east of the country on the Tshopo River
, for which it is named.
From 1963-1966, the area was constituted as the province of Haut-Congo
. It was remerged into Orientale, Congo
in 1966 as, separately, the district of Tshopo and the city of Kisangani.
Heads of government
Presidents, later governors, of Haut-Congo
- Jun 1963 - 26 Jun 1963 Georges Grenfell (b. 1908)
- 26 Jun 1963 - 1964 Paul Isombuma
- 1964 - Aug 1964 François Aradjabu
- Aug 1964 - 5 Nov 1966 Jean Marie Alamazani
Tshopo is divided into the following territories: