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The Democratic Republic of the Congo


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The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has this flag:   

The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   was formerly known as   
Zaire
Between 1971 and 1997; The Democratic Republic of the Congo was formerly, in turn, the Congo Free State, Belgian Congo, Congo-Léopoldville, Congo-Kinshasa, and Zaire
CGO
   is the international car registration for   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has the capital   
Kinshasa
Anglo-American explorer Henry Morton Stanley founded Kinshasa in 1881 as a trading depot on the Congo River.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   uses the   
Franc
Congolese franc (CDF)
French
   is an official language of   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
.cd
   internet domain is used by   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has the anthem   
Debout Congolais
Arise Congolese
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is governed by a   
Presidential Republic
President Joseph Kabila
   is Head of State of   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lofoi Chutes
   is situated in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lofoi Falls is one of the larger waterfalls, both in volume and height, in central Africa. Total height 540ft. Tallest drop is 540ft. Average width 75ft.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is situated in   
Africa
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   gained independence in   
1960
30 June. Belgium
Air Kasai
   is based in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Air Tropiques
   is based in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wimbi Dira Airways
   is based in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hewa Bora Airways
   is based in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
National flag carrier
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is the site of   
Virunga National Park
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is the site of   
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is the site of   
Garamba National Park
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is the site of   
Salonga National Park
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   is the site of   
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Dongo
   is found in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has a motto   
Justice - Paix - Travail
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has an area of   
2,344,858 Km²
1.6% Third-largest country in Africa
12th
   largest country in the world is   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
2,344,858 km²
Lomami
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
1,500 km
Sankuru
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
1,150 km
Ubangi - Uele
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
2,300 km. Democratic Republic of the Congo / Central African Republic
Congo
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo / Central African Republic / Angola / Republic of the Congo / Tanzania / Cameroon / Zambia / Burundi / Rwanda. For a time known as the Zaire River) is the largest river in Western Central Africa. Its overall length of 4,700 km (2,922 miles) makes it the second longest in Africa (after the Nile).
Lake Tanganyika
   is in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tanzania /the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia
Kasai
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
2,153 km. Angola / Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kwango
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
1,100 km. Angola / Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nile
   River runs through   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
6,650 km. Ethiopia / Eritrea / Sudan / Uganda / Tanzania / Kenya / Rwanda / Burundi / Egypt / Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has the time zone   
UTC+1
West Africa Time (WAT) -- Western part of the country
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has the time zone   
UTC+2
Central Africa Time (CAT) -- Eastern part of the country
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   has this coat of arms   

The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   was formerly known as   
Belgian Congo
Before 1971. The Democratic Republic of the Congo was formerly, in turn, the Congo Free State, Belgian Congo, Congo-Léopoldville, Congo-Kinshasa, and Zaire
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
   was formerly known as   
Congo Free State
The Congo Free State was a corporate state privately controlled by Leopold II, King of the Belgians through a dummy non-governmental organization, the Association Internationale Africaine. The state included the entire area of the present Democratic Republic of the Congo and existed from 1885 to 1908, when it was annexed by the government of Belgium.






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