Congo, Democratic Republic of the Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Separate communal bowls are used by men and women at mealtime. Hands are washed before and after each meal. ... More
  • Family: The family is the most important focus in a Congolese life. Although family structure varies greatly between the different ethnic... More
  • Fashion: Western-style clothing is common in most urban areas. Congolese women wear a "pagne", a long dress made of a five-yard... More

Congo, Democratic Republic of the Facts

Congo, Democratic Republic of the stats

Capital Kinshasa
Government Type semi-presidential republic
Currency CDF
Population 81,331,050
Total Area 905,350 Square Miles
2,344,858 Square Kilometers
Location Central Africa, northeast of Angola
Language French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba

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