What is Republic of the Congo?

  • (noun): A republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960.
    Synonyms: Congo, French Congo

Republic Of The Congo

The Republic of the Congo (French: République du Congo), also referred to as Congo-Brazzaville, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda.

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... Main article Education in the Republic of the Congo Public expenditure of the GDP was less in 2002–05 than in 1991 ...
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