Democratic Republic of the Congo

Facts and stats about Democratic Republic of the Congo

75.51 million

Population. Ranked 19th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 175th in 2012.


Angola 2,511 km (of which 225 km is the boundary of Angola's discontiguous Cabinda Province), Burundi 233 km, Central African Republic 1,577 km, Republic of the Congo 2,410 km, Rwanda 217 km, South Sudan 628 km, Tanzania 459 km, Uganda 765 km, Zambia 1,930 km
Largest city Kinshasa - 4,655,313
Capital city Kinshasa - 4,655,313
Major language French, Lingala, Kiswahili, Kikongo, Tshiluba
Major religion Christianity, Islam
Monetary unit Congolese franc
Alternative names Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Dem Rep. of the Congo, DR Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Dem. Rep. of the, DRC Congo, congo-kinshasa, dem. rep. of the congo, congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Dem. Rep., congo dr, Congo, Democratic Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Congo, Republique Democratique du Congo, Congo, Dem. Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, zaire, Dem. Rep. of the Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Zaire
Groups Christian countries, Failed states, Hot countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

2.27 million sq km

Sq. km. Ranked 13th in 2008.

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