Dem. Rep. of Congo
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Dem. Rep. of Congo - Physical geography

Area : 2 345 400 Km2
Water : 3.3 %
Lands under cultivation : 3 %
Wild pasture lands : 7 %
Forests : 60 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 5122 m (Pic Marguerite)


Dem. Rep. of Congo - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Kinshasa
Rainfall (mm) in Kinshasa
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Dem. Rep. of Congo - People
Nationality : Congolese
Main language(s) : French, Lingala, Swahili

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Population (2005) : 57 500 000 people
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Density : 25 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 6.7 children / woman
Life expectancy : 44 years
Urban population : 32 %

Main cities :
5 000 000 people Kinshasa (capital)
950 000 people Lubumbashi
900 000 people Mbuji-Mayi
450 000 people Kolwezi
450 000 people Kisangani
430 000 people Kananga
330 000 people Likasi


Dem. Rep. of Congo - Economy
Currency : Franc (CDF) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 480 Francs (CDF)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 5.5 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 96 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 6.89 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 120 dollars


Dem. Rep. of Congo - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Manioc (4)
- Peanuts (8)
- Cocoa (17)
- Tea (23)
- Coffee (26)
- Cobalt (2)
- Diamonds (3)
- Copper (26)
RECORDS :
- Congo DR has the highest number of border countries in Africa (9 countries). See also Sudan.


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