Flag of the Republic of Congo

Flag of the Republic of Congo

  • Officially » République du Congo (French)
    • Republic of the Congo (English)
  • Capital » Brazzaville

Not to be confused with the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Facts

  • Population » ~ 5 million
  • Languages » French (Official), indigenous African languages
  • Religions » Christianity, indigenous African beliefs
  • Life expectancy » 63 years (men), 66 years (women)
  • Currency » CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc
  • Country Calling Code » +242

Geography

Terrain

  • North-East: two thirds of the country are covered by equatorial forest, savanna in the south, coastal plains, fertile valleys, forested flood plains.

Climate

  • Tropical. (climate is equatorial with two reversed seasons–half of the country lies above, half below the Equator).
  • Climate info for Pointe-Noire (pop. ~ 450k) » Weather and Climate
Map of the Republic of Congo (Source » France, 2021)

Map of the Republic of Congo (Source » France, 2021)

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This page was last updated on 2021.05.05 by Robert Vinet