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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country in central Africa. The national capital and largest city is Kinshasa. As July 2013, the population was estimated at 75,507,308.[1]

The country is the second largest and fourth most populous in Africa.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is bordered by the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north; Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania to the east; Zambia and Angola to the south; and the Republic of the Congo and the Gulf of Guinea (part of the Atlantic Ocean) to the west.

French is the official language. Swahili, Lingala, and related languages are also spoken.


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