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Gorillas in the Jungle in the Congo
Gorillas in the Jungle in the Congo

Gorillas in the Jungle

Mother with her baby gorilla

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Africa

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Democratic Republic of the Congo flag

Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Information

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    Key facts

    Capital:

    Kinshasa

    Location:

    Central Africa, northeast of Angola

    Currency:

    Congolese francs (CDF)

    Area:

    345,410 sq km

    Population:

    70,916,439

    Languages:

    French, Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba

    Religon:

    Roman Catholic 29.9%, Protestant 26.7%, Kimbanguist 2.8%, other Christian 36.5%, Muslim 1.3%

    Timezone:

    UTC+1 (note: the DRC has 2 time zones)

    Tel Code:

    +243

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