Information of Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)


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IndependentYes
Country codesCD, COD (ISO 3166-1)
Official nameDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Capital cityKinshasa
ContinentAfrica
Member ofUnited Nations, African Union, Southern African Development Community
Population86 790 567 (2019)
Total area2 344 860 km2
Highest pointMount Stanley (5 109 m, 16 762 ft)
Lowest pointSouth Atlantic Ocean
GDP per capitaUSD 562 (World Bank, 2018)
CurrencyCongolese franc (FC, CDF)
Calling code+243
Internet TLD.cd

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