Congo-kinshasa


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Congo-kinshasa Flag Description. Sky blue field divided diagonally from the lower hoist corner to upper fly corner by a red stripe bordered by two narrow yellow stripes.


Map of Congo-kinshasa
Meaning of Country’s name Congo Kinshasa is named after the former Kongo Kingdom and the Bakongo people
Capital Kinshasa
Largest Cities Kinshasa and Lumbashi
Population 66,514,504 (est. 2008)
Country Code 243
Internet Country Code .cg
Area 3,847 mi² (9,965 km²)
Area-Comparative Slightly less than one-fourth the size of the US
Bordering Countries Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Date of Founding (Current State) June 30, 1960
Type of Government Republic
Languages Spoken Swahili, French, Luba, Lingala, Ruanda, Kongo, Mongo
Religions Practiced Roman Catholic (50%), Protestant (20%), Kimbanguist (10%), Muslim (10%), traditional beliefs (10%)
GDP per Capita $400 (est.1996)
Latest GDP Growth Rate 1.5% (est. 1996)
Top Exports Diamonds, Cobalt, Copper, Coffee, Petroleum
National Holidays New Year’s Day – Jan. 1, Martyr’s Day, Heroes’ Day, Labour Day – May 1, Liberation Day, Independence Day – Jun. 30, Parents’ Day, Christmas Day – Dec. 25
Money Currency Congolese franc
National Sports Teams National Football Team
Random Fact Congo-Kinshasa is also known as the Democratic Republic of Congo and formerly called Zaire

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