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Atlas of the Republic of the Congo

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Republic of the Congo

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République du Congo
Republiki ya Kɔ́ngɔ

Français République du Congo

La République du Congo , est un pays d'Afrique. Ses voisins sont le Gabon, le Cameroun, la République centrafricaine et la République démocratique du Congo dont il est séparé par le fleuve Congo. Le Congo-brazza s’étend sur 1300 km du nord au sud, de l’Océan atlantique à la frontière centrafricaine toujours le long du fleuve Congo(Zaïre). Les ressources (eau, forêt, minerais) sont nombreuses mais mal exploitées en raison du faible peuplement. Le Congo est parfois appelé Congo-Brazzaville.

Lingála Republiki ya Kɔ́ngɔ

Republiki ya Kɔ́ngɔ tǒ Kɔ́ngɔ-Brazzaville ezalí esé ya Afríka ya Mambénga.

English Republic of the Congo - Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, is a former French colony of western-central Africa. Its borders are ► Gabon, ► Cameroon, ► Central African Republic, ► Democratic Republic of the Congo, ► Angola and the Gulf of Guinea. Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo.


Short name  Republic of the Congo
Official  name Republic of the Congo
Status Independent country since 1960
Location Central Africa
Capital Brazzaville
Population 3,999,000 inhabitants
Area 342,000 km²
Major  languages French (official), Kituba, Lingala
Major  religions Roman Catholicism and Animism
More information Republic of the Congo, Geography of the Republic of the Congo, History of the Republic of the Congo and Politics of the Republic of the Congo
More  images Republic of the Congo - Republic of the Congo (Category).

General maps

Congo republic sm04.png Map of the Republic of the Congo
Congo Republique carte.gif Same map in French
Congo regions named.png Regions of the Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo districts.png Districts of the Republic of the Congo

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day the Republic of the Congo, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day the Republic of the Congo.

French Equatorial Africa.PNG French Equatorial Africa
Congo regions 1967-1980.png Regions 1967-1980
Congo regions 1980-1995.png Regions 1980-1995

Other maps

Maka-Njem ethnic groups.png Maka-Njem Ethnic groups

Satellite maps

Congo sat.png Satellite map
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.jpg Brazzaville

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