Congo, Democratic Republic of the (DR Congo, République démocratique du Congo (French)) Coat of Arms Stamps Coins Notes: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Country Details Congo, Democratic Republic of the Flag

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Map of Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Map of Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Also Known As: DR Congo, République démocratique du Congo (French)
Bordering Countries: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Republic of the, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Demonym: Congolese
Motto: "Justice – Peace – Work"
Population: 77,433,744 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 2.50% (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Kinshasa
Capital Coordinates: 4°19′S 15°19′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+1
Currency: Congolese franc
Currency Code: CDF
Currencies Issued: centime sengi
GDP: $13.1 billion (2010)
Per Capita Income: $186 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.20% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 7.10% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $14.8 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: CG
Internet Country Code: .cd
Number of Internet Users: 290000 (2008)
Calling Code: 243
Electrical Generation Capacity: 2437000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1960 from Belgium
Area: 2,344,858 square km (2,267,048 km land) (77,810 km water)
Coastline: 37 km
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Mont Ngaliema (5,110 m)
Life Expectancy: 56.54 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 4.80 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 73.15 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 1.10% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 1.70% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.286 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.0 (2011)
Literacy: 67.20 percent

The area where this country is located used to be called zaire.

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 11

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 4

Location of Congo, Democratic Republic of the in Africa

Regional Map for Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Major Cities

Boma (Population 527725)
Bukavu (Population 707053)
Bumba (Population 107626)
Gbadolite (Population 113807)
Goma (Population 377112)
Kananga (Population 1130000)
Kindu (Population 200000)
Kinshasa [Capital] (Population 10076099)
Kisangani (Population 682599)
Lubumbashi (Population 1139064)
Matadi (Population 245862)
Mbandaka (Population 759257)
Mbuji-Mayi (Population 1480000)

Languages

Alur
Bemba
Kongo
Luba-Kasai
Luba-Katanga
Lugbara
Mayogo
Mbandja
Ngbandi
Swahili
Zande

Rivers

Congo River
Luapula River
Nile River
Zambezi River

Lakes

Lake Albert
Lake Edward
Lake Kivu
Lake Mweru
Lake Tanganyika

Mountains

Mount Karisimbi
Mount Stanley

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