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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Wiki, Area, Biography, Festivals

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Continent Africa
Location 4.03830 S, 21.75870 E
Map of Democratic Republic of the Congo  Map of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag  Democratic Republic of the Congo flag
Area 2,345,409 km²
Coastline 23 miles
Neighboring Countries Congo

Angola

Burundi

Rwanda

Gabon

Central African Republic

Zambia

Uganda

Equatorial Guinea

Tanzania

Cameroon

Malawi

Sao Tome and Principle

Kenya

Zimbabwe

Nigeria

Botswana

Sudan

Namibia

Chad

Mozambique

Ethiopia

Comoros

Lesotho

South Africa

Time Zone WAT and CAT (UTC +1 to +2)
Population 82.24 million (2017)
Symbol  Democratic Republic of the Congo symbol
Independence Day June 30th, 1960
President of Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila
Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo Bruno Tshibala
National Anthem ‘’Debout Congolais’’
Motto ‘’Justice – Paix – Travail (Justice – Peace – Work)’’
National Animal Okapi
National Bird Congo Peafowl
National Dish Moambe
National Sport Football
National Language French
Seasons in Democratic Republic of the Congo Dry Season

Winter Season

Religion in Democratic Republic of the Congo Catholicism (36.8%)

Protestantism (32%)

Other Christian (11.2%)

Sunni Islam (6%)

Shia Islam (1.2%)

Ahmadiyya Islam (0.7%)

Muslim (4.1%)

Indigenous Religion (3%)

Other or Non-Specified (1%)

Unaffiliated (4%)

Average Marriage age in Democratic Republic of the Congo 24.2 years for men and 19.0 years for women
Capital Kinshasa (40 19’S 15019’E)
Number of Provinces 26 Provinces
Largest Province in Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa
Smallest Province in Democratic Republic of the Congo Bas-Uele
Number of Cities 68 Cities
Largest City in Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa
Smallest City in Democratic Republic of the Congo Bongandanga
Literacy rate 77.3% (males)

88.9% (females)

Type of Government Republic

Semi-Presidential System

GDP PPP – $68.331 billion (2017)

Nominal – $41.098 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $788 (2017)
Currency Congolese franc (CDF)
Calling Code  +243
Internet TLD .cd
ISO 3166 code CD
Festivals of Democratic Republic of the Congo Commemoration of the Martyrs of Independence

National Heroes Day

National Liberation Day

Independence Day

Parents Day

Youth Day

Army Day

Christmas

Historic Monuments Kisantu Catholic Cathedral

Zongo Falls

Tomb of Laurent Kabila

Nyiragongo Volcano

Neutrality Monument

Protected Areas in Democratic Republic of the Congo  3 National Parks

1 Nature Reserve

Longest River in Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo River
Longest Bridge in Democratic Republic of the Congo Matadi Bridge
Largest Lake Lake Tanganyika
Largest Island Sumba Island
Highest Mountain in Democratic Republic of the Congo Mount Stanley
Biggest Dam in Democratic Republic of the Congo Grand Inga Dam
Biggest Waterfall in Democratic Republic of the Congo Inga Falls
Tallest Building in Democratic Republic of the Congo RTNC Congo Building
Richest person of Democratic Republic of the Congo Fred Mvukiyehe
Best places to visit in Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa

Lola Ya Bonobo

Kahuzi Biega National Park

Nyiragongo Volcano

Virunga National Park

Lake kivu

Garamba National Park

Brazzaville

Salonga National Park

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Maiko

Falls of Zongo

Boyoma Falls

Idjwi

Kisangani

Official Website https://www.state.gov/p/af/ci/cg/
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