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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 @tara5weeney555 on Sat Feb 23 10:57:59 EST 2019 RT @hrw: Horrific. Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily killed at least 27 young men and boys. Often the police d?
From @kabuodian on Sat Feb 23 10:53:34 EST 2019 RT @hrw: Horrific. Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily killed at least 27 young men and boys. Often the police d?
From @News_Kenya on Sat Feb 23 10:49:16 EST 2019 New Ebola case in eastern DR Congo, first in 23 days: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Feb 23 - A new case o? https://t.co/eirOyfIBpR
From @Politics_NYY on Sat Feb 23 10:48:35 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @chikaoduah on Sat Feb 23 10:46:02 EST 2019 The United States has made good on its threat to penalise individuals that undermine electoral processes, announcin? https://t.co/0bMEUAfHh6
From @SteveTylerUSA on Sat Feb 23 10:45:11 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @AmrtanshArora on Sat Feb 23 10:38:36 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @ElMuertoArias on Sat Feb 23 10:32:32 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @MoscowMUNCH2019 on Sat Feb 23 10:31:38 EST 2019 The Democratic Republic of Congo- ?we are tired of getting sidetracked, let?s get this done.?
From @jazmasigan_2 on Sat Feb 23 10:27:47 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @esthertawiah on Sat Feb 23 10:26:28 EST 2019 RT @IRIglobal: We are working with civil society organizations in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo to facilita?
From @atthebeach93 on Sat Feb 23 10:26:15 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @AkibaLeisman on Sat Feb 23 10:21:30 EST 2019 RT @IKN_Mark: Holy crap. This is truly awful. "At least 18 people died when a truck transporting sulphuric acid to a mine owned by Glencor?
From @spacedlaw on Sat Feb 23 10:20:35 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?
From @sandyc1772 on Sat Feb 23 10:19:03 EST 2019 RT @AFP: A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epide?