What is Democratic Republic of the Congo?

  • (noun): A republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960.
    Synonyms: Congo, Zaire, Belgian Congo

Democratic Republic Of The Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (French: République démocratique du Congo), commonly referred to as DR Congo, Congo-Kinshasa or the DRC, is a country located in central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world. With a population of over 71 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the nineteenth most populous nation in the world, the fourth most populous nation in Africa, as well as the most populous officially Francophone country.

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Democratic Republic Of The Congo - Flora and Fauna
... The rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo contain great biodiversity, including many rare and endemic species, such as the common chimpanzee and the ... The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most biodiverse African country ... The Democratic Republic of Congo is also home to some cryptids, such as Mokele mbembe ...
Lubao, Democratic Republic Of The Congo
... Lubao is a town and territory in Kabinda District, Democratic Republic of the Congo ... It lies near the eastern bank of the Lomami River ...
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... DR Congo and Tanzania are separated by Lake Tanganyika ... Borders (km) Rwanda - 217 ... Uganda 169 - 396 ... DR Congo 765 ... - 459 Tanzania 459 ... - ...
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... Business Aviation Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation Congo Express FlyCongo Korongo Airlines Wimbi Dira Airways ...

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