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Country NameCongo, The Democratic Republic of the (République Démocratique du Congo)
Country CodeCOD
Capital CityKinshasa
ContinentAfrica
RegionCentral Africa
Independence Year1960
Population51654000
Surface Area2344858.0
Life Expectancy48.8 years
GNP6964.0 (old 2474.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Boa     (2.3%)
Chokwe     (1.8%)
Kongo     (16.0%)
Luba     (18.0%)
Mongo     (13.5%)
Ngala and Bangi     (5.8%)
Rundi     (3.8%)
Rwanda     (10.3%)
Teke     (2.7%)
Zande     (6.1%)

Major Cities

Kinshasa, Kinshasa     (population 5064000)
Lubumbashi, Shaba     (population 851381)
Mbuji-Mayi, East Kasai     (population 806475)
Kolwezi, Shaba     (population 417810)
Kisangani, Haute-Zaïre     (population 417517)
Kananga, West Kasai     (population 393030)
Likasi, Shaba     (population 299118)
Bukavu, South Kivu     (population 201569)
Kikwit, Bandundu     (population 182142)
Tshikapa, West Kasai     (population 180860)
Matadi, Bas-Zaïre     (population 172730)
Mbandaka, Equateur     (population 169841)
Mwene-Ditu, East Kasai     (population 137459)
Boma, Bas-Zaïre     (population 135284)
Uvira, South Kivu     (population 115590)
Butembo, North Kivu     (population 109406)
Goma, North Kivu     (population 109094)
Kalemie, Shaba     (population 101309)

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From @inishwan on Thu Mar 30 04:33:55 EDT 2017 U.N. Human Rights Investigators Killed In Democratic Republic Of The Congo : Goats and Soda : NPR https://t.co/aGKm4FvaaD
From @blessed4home on Thu Mar 30 04:32:47 EDT 2017 RT @StateDept: Statement on Lack of Progress on the Political Agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: https://t.co/YSpk9NbNWD
From @sociolingo on Thu Mar 30 04:29:29 EDT 2017 Security Council Press Statement on the death of two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of https://t.co/MnMj5YpT7T
From @RGGumm on Thu Mar 30 04:09:14 EDT 2017 @RGGumm Zimbabwe, North Korea, Khazakhstan, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo, there's plenty of upside here, folks
From @AfricanewsIT_ES on Thu Mar 30 04:08:37 EDT 2017 Security Council Press Statement on the death of two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of? https://t.co/jAf8puR9FD
From @WeatherLocation on Thu Mar 30 04:07:48 EDT 2017 Mai-Ndombe (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Partly Cloudy 26C/78F, Wind: 3mph/5kph from S https://t.co/xy8lLK0ufy https://t.co/mxC29Z0duQ
From @DapperDownSam on Thu Mar 30 04:05:54 EDT 2017 RT @VenturesAfrica: Villagers in the Democratic Republic of Congo discover the remains of 2 United Nations investigators - https://t.co/4Rr?
From @VenturesAfrica on Thu Mar 30 04:00:32 EDT 2017 Villagers in the Democratic Republic of Congo discover the remains of 2 United Nations investigators -? https://t.co/YYk9jlh5o4
From @congonews243 on Thu Mar 30 03:53:48 EDT 2017 I have 34 new followers from Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, and more last week. See? https://t.co/ycL6gGfPl4
From @APO_source on Thu Mar 30 03:24:53 EDT 2017 Security Council Press Statement @UN_Spokesperson on the death of two members of the Group of Experts on the #DRC https://t.co/snjwQJasYg
From @TinasheJakwa on Thu Mar 30 03:22:24 EDT 2017 RT @stefosis: An excellent analysis of the conflict in the #DRCongo's impoverished #Kasai region https://t.co/jjw5HT13Tu
From @NewsWcn on Thu Mar 30 03:12:07 EDT 2017 CONGO: US warns against travel to the Democratic Republic of #Congo after UN investigators murdered https://t.co/PLeoTML3Fq
From @arjunan on Thu Mar 30 03:11:46 EDT 2017 U.N. Human Rights Investigators Killed In Democratic Republic Of The Congo https://t.co/e2CfZO6twm
From @AmyPritchard on Thu Mar 30 03:06:18 EDT 2017 RT @StateDept: Statement on Lack of Progress on the Political Agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: https://t.co/YSpk9NbNWD
From @hildiemimi on Thu Mar 30 03:04:30 EDT 2017 Bodies Of U.N. Employees Found In Democratic Republic Of The Congo https://t.co/Dn0LiwmfBT