World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

Complete details about Congo, The Democratic Republic of the in Africa with capital city Kinshasa

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)

Congo, The Democratic Republic of the's most recent News and Stories

Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Tweets

From @ErevbenagieU on Tue Nov 21 22:39:03 EST 2017 Facts about Zim military & the incoming president: "The UN has implicated Mnangagwa and the generals in the illegal? https://t.co/sC9ZeMNKjy
From @Mzfel on Tue Nov 21 22:38:27 EST 2017 RT @IFEX: ?They beat my father because they said he had taught me things. He tried in vain to explain that I wasn?t a member of the movemen?
From @Obene256 on Tue Nov 21 22:37:37 EST 2017 RT @goingglocal: A troll said: The USA lets in more refugees than any other country in the world." Reality: These are the 10 countries tha?
From @chewfu4mark on Tue Nov 21 22:15:58 EST 2017 RT @XHNews: For 12 years, Chinese peacekeepers have been visiting and aiding the SOS Children's Village in Bukavu city, eastern Democratic?
From @BlueChalkMedia on Tue Nov 21 22:05:01 EST 2017 #Photojournalist Thomas de Wouters beautifully documented a growing youth movement dedicated to nonviolence in the? https://t.co/SBEk8LSgHP
From @DZisaak on Tue Nov 21 21:41:35 EST 2017 RT @goingglocal: A troll said: The USA lets in more refugees than any other country in the world." Reality: These are the 10 countries tha?
From @Reapers_Phantom on Tue Nov 21 21:27:52 EST 2017 zumbi (meaning ?fetish?) and nzambi (meaning ?a god?) in the Kikongo language, which is spoken in Congo, the Democr? https://t.co/bIZ25K9C3P
From @sm_john_com on Tue Nov 21 20:40:37 EST 2017 Economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Period Read More: (https://t.co/rHD2HgRwUH) Transparency Interna? https://t.co/2rtbSBpzzo
From @dccintl_ on Tue Nov 21 20:34:39 EST 2017 Retweeted World Bank Africa (@WorldBankAfrica): The Democratic Republic of Congo has a high concentration of... https://t.co/Am6vx1fx9Y
From @dccintl_ on Tue Nov 21 20:34:36 EST 2017 RT @WorldBankAfrica: The Democratic Republic of Congo has a high concentration of children w/ poor levels of basic French & math. New tool?
From @andreadfuI on Tue Nov 21 20:33:03 EST 2017 RT @churusaa: @IBurnedMyFinger @JCleverOne @fidelcastr8 @atleast6letters @hockeyfandan @Eddie_Hudd @CBSNews It's always fun to see idiots p?
From @KurniaSaleem on Tue Nov 21 20:25:45 EST 2017 NYT Photo on Twitter: "Documenting the efforts of a peaceful grassroots movement that has emerged in the Democratic? https://t.co/mlkNDR9RCW
From @ohiomary on Tue Nov 21 20:09:19 EST 2017 RT @nytimesphoto: Documenting the efforts of a peaceful grassroots movement that has emerged in the Democratic Republic of Congo https://t.?
From @sm_john_com on Tue Nov 21 20:06:37 EST 2017 History of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Tributary Read More: (https://t.co/fyN1u3bom6) Bantu migration a? https://t.co/d8Vn7kdyl5
From @jlou22rw on Tue Nov 21 19:58:28 EST 2017 RT @WorldBankAfrica: The Democratic Republic of Congo has a high concentration of children w/ poor levels of basic French & math. New tool?