Congo Brazzaville

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Congo-brazzaville Flag Description. Divided diagonally from the lower hoist side by a yellow band; the upper triangle (hoist side) is green and the lower triangle is red.

Map of Congo-brazzaville
Meaning of Country’s name Congo Brazzaville is also known as Republic of the Congo and is named after the former Kongo Kingdom an the Bankongo people
Capital Brazzaville
Largest Cities Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire
Population 3.7 Million
Country Code 242
Internet Country Code .cg
Area 132,047 mi² (342,000 km²)
Area-Comparative Slightly smaller than Montana
Bordering Countries Angola, Central African Republic, Gabon, Cameroon, and Congo-Kinshasa
Date of Founding Current State August 15, 1960
Type of Government Republic
Languages Spoken French, Kituba, Kongo, and Lingala
Religions Practiced Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim
GDP per Capita $ 1,970 (est. 2013)
Latest GDP Growth Rate
Top Exports Oil and Diamonds
National Holidays New Year’s Day – Jan. 1, President’s Day – Feb. 5, Youth Day – Feb. 8, Women’s Day – Mar. 8, Marien Ngouabi Day – Mar. 18, Labour Day – May 1, Army Day – Jun. 22, Revolution Day – Jun. 31, Independence Day – Aug. 15, Republic Day – Dec. 31
Money Currency CFA franc
National Sport Teams National Football Team
Random Fact Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa, with 70% of its total population living in the city

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