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Country Name Congo (Brazzaville)
Full Country Name Republic of the Congo
Local - Long Republique du Congo
Local - Short Congo
Former Name French Congo, Middle Congo, People's Republic of the Congo, Congo/Brazzaville
Etymology- history of name named for the Congo River, which makes up much of the country's eastern border; the river name derives from Kongo, a Bantu kingdom that occupied its mouth at the time of Portuguese discovery in the late 15th century and whose name stems from its people the Bakongo, meaning "hunters"
Government Type presidential republic
Capital Name Brazzaville
Capital - geographic coordinate 4 15 S, 15 17 E
Capital Time Difference UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Independence 15 August 1960 (from France)
National Holiday Independence Day, 15 August (1960)
Constitution history: several previous; latest approved by referendum 25 October 2015

amendments: proposed by the president of the republic or by Parliament; passage of presidential proposals requires Supreme Court review followed by approval in a referendum; such proposals may also be submitted directly to Parliament, in which case passage requires at least three-quarters majority vote of both houses in joint session; proposals by Parliament require three-fourths majority vote of both houses in joint session; constitutional articles including those affecting the country’s territory, republican form of government, and secularity of the state are not amendable

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