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Published on January 26th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Congo Republic

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Republic of the CONGO

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Area – 342,000 sq km / 132,012 sq ml

Capital – Brazzaville

Language – French, Kongo languages

Currency – Franc CFA

Population – 2,954,258

Life expectancy – 52 (men), 57 (women)

Literacy rate – 70%

Religions – animist, Christian, Muslim

Physical features – narrow coastal plain rising to central plateau, half the country is rainforest

Ethnic distribution – mainly Bantu with 15 main groups and approx 75 tribes, main groups Kongo and Bakongo

Exports – timber, petroleum, cocoa, sugar


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