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Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as the DR Congo, Congo-Kinshasa, Congo-Zaire, or simply either Congo or the Congo, is a country in Central Africa. By land area, the DRC is the second-largest country in Africa and the 11th-largest in th…
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as the DR Congo, Congo-Kinshasa, Congo-Zaire, or simply either Congo or the Congo, is a country in Central Africa. By land area, the DRC is the second-largest country in Africa and the 11th-largest in the world. With a population of around 105 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous Francophone country in the world. The national capital and largest city is Kinshasa, which is also the economic center. The country is bordered by the Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, the Cabinda exclave of Angola, and the South Atlantic Ocean.
  • Official languages: French
  • Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
  • Legislature: Parliament
  • Currency: Congolese franc (CDF)
  • Capital and largest city: Kinshasa
  • Driving side: right
Data from: en.wikipedia.org