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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 @harbari on Wed May 24 22:53:59 EDT 2017 RT @DelthiaRicks: U.N. health authorities hope to test Merck vaccine to blunt Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo https://t.?
From @BernhardWarner on Wed May 24 21:44:06 EDT 2017 RT @ida_sawyer: #DRC: Nationwide Poll Warns of a Gloomy Future for DR #Congo - @hrw article on the new CRG/BERCI poll https://t.co/DOhvRWVF?
From @perilofafrica on Wed May 24 21:08:58 EDT 2017 The Democratic Republic of the Congo has moved a step closer to using an unlicensed vaccine to battle an Ebola... https://t.co/zPNctYpQ9O
From @guymetropolis on Wed May 24 20:20:10 EDT 2017 #DRC. #CDC Offers Update on Cluster of #Ebola Cases in Democratic Republic of the #Congo. https://t.co/nheywdxCk9
From @TinasheJakwa on Wed May 24 20:19:22 EDT 2017 RT @ida_sawyer: #DRC: Nationwide Poll Warns of a Gloomy Future for DR #Congo - @hrw article on the new CRG/BERCI poll https://t.co/DOhvRWVF?
From @VanguardAdrift on Wed May 24 20:15:29 EDT 2017 @suprsidr Flying above Tshikapa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the right now. Beautiful.
From @bizarreglobehop on Wed May 24 20:00:20 EDT 2017 Top #Adventure: Climbing to the #volcano Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of the #Congo https://t.co/LzZTLvtHTh https://t.co/1SqNlm0rGe
From @alx_deane on Wed May 24 19:30:25 EDT 2017 Mass graves uncovered in Central Congo - hundreds killed by the military in the last several months. #Telema https://t.co/Ap5mh73oo0
From @gernelly78 on Wed May 24 19:29:15 EDT 2017 RT @ida_sawyer: #DRC: Nationwide Poll Warns of a Gloomy Future for DR #Congo - @hrw article on the new CRG/BERCI poll https://t.co/DOhvRWVF?
From @emploirepcongo on Wed May 24 19:20:11 EDT 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo: Consultant National en charge de l?étude Baseline - https://t.co/fggQP6oetF
From @WeatherAfrica on Wed May 24 19:04:34 EDT 2017 #Weather #Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo: 24°C; Clear; Wind: 6 Km/h;   https://t.co/LOVbdUiQhs
From @L__Evens on Wed May 24 18:57:22 EDT 2017 RT @ida_sawyer: #DRC: Nationwide Poll Warns of a Gloomy Future for DR #Congo - @hrw article on the new CRG/BERCI poll https://t.co/DOhvRWVF?
From @loucharbon on Wed May 24 18:53:24 EDT 2017 RT @ida_sawyer: #DRC: Nationwide Poll Warns of a Gloomy Future for DR #Congo - @hrw article on the new CRG/BERCI poll https://t.co/DOhvRWVF?
From @anons_gov on Wed May 24 18:07:24 EDT 2017 I have 8 new followers from Democratic Republic of the Congo, and more last week. See https://t.co/WpJhBeLerX https://t.co/kF78SftR7h
From @thamlindell on Wed May 24 18:01:16 EDT 2017 RT @ida_sawyer: #DRC: Nationwide Poll Warns of a Gloomy Future for DR #Congo - @hrw article on the new CRG/BERCI poll https://t.co/DOhvRWVF?