Mushie is a town in, and a territory of Plateaux District, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies at an elevation of 1118 ft (340 m), on the northern bank of the Kasai River, along the section where the Kasai is known as the Kwa River, approximately 10 miles west of the Kasais confluence with the Fimi River. Mushies population is roughly 33,000. Mushie was the birthplace of the celebrated Congolese musician Papa Wendo. The town is served by Mushie Airport.