Location: Central Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon
Government: Republic of the Congo
Currency: FRANC (XAF)
Area: 342,000 sq km
Population: 5,417,414 (July 2021 est.)
Languages: French (official), French Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)
Religion: Roman Catholic 33.1%, Awakening Churches/Christian Revival 22.3%, Protestant 19.9%, Salutiste 2.2%, Muslim 1.6%, Kimbanguiste 1.5%, other 8.1%, none 11.3% (2010 est.)
Tel Code: +242
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