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Organizations / Congo, Dem. Rep. of the

  • Country name : Congo, Dem. Rep. of the
  • Official name : Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • System of government :
  • National anthem :

Geography

  • Area : 2,345,410 km²
  • Capital : Kinshasa
  • Border countries : bounded on the north by the Central African Republic and the Republic of the Sudan ; on the east by Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Lake Tanganyika ; on the south by Zambia and Angola ; and on the west by the Republic of the Congo and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda.

People

  • Population : 62,7 millions (2006)
  • Language(s) : French (official), Swahili, Lingala, Ishiluba, and Kikongo, others.
  • Religions : Roman Catholic (50 %), Protestant (20 %), Kimbanguist (10%), Islam (10%) ; syncretic and traditional, (10 %).

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