Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo is in . The country is also known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its giant eastern neighbour, the .

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is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo.

is a region of the Republic of the Congo surrounding the capital, . Photo: Bsm15, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second largest city of the Republic of the Congo. Photo: davidstanleytravel, CC BY 2.0.

is a department of the Republic of the Congo in the central part of the country. Photo: Kianguebene, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Republic of the Congo's region is the country's second most populous after , and is home to its second largest city at . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The sits inland between the Republic of the Congo's and the capital in .

The region of the Republic of the Congo is the country's highest region by altitude, and is home to popular wildlife reserves. Photo: Bsm15, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the northernmost, innermost region of the Republic of the Congo, named for the two most important rivers cutting through it.

in the Republic of the Congo, is in the heart of the Congo Basin.

Republic of the Congo

Latitude of center
-0.7° or 0° 42' south
Longitude of center
15.6° or 15° 36' east
Population
4,000,000
Elevation
396 metres (1299 feet)
Capital
Area
342,000 km² (132,047 miles²)
Currency
Franc (XAF)
Phone code
242
Internet domain
.cg
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425063
Geo­Names ID
2260494
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kungu
  • Afar: Kongo
  • Afrikaans: Kongo
  • Afrikaans: Republiek die Kongo
  • Afrikaans: Republiek van die Kongo
  • Akan: Kongo
  • Albanian: Kongo
  • Albanian: Republika e Kongos
  • Amharic: ኮንጎ ሪፐብሊክ
  • Amharic: ኮንጎ ሪፑብሊክ
  • Amharic: ኮንጐ
  • Arabic: Republika han Congo
  • Arabic: الكونغو - برازافيل
  • Arabic: الكونغو
  • Arabic: جمهورية الكونغو
  • Arabic: جمهورية الكونغو الديمقراطية
  • Aragonese: Republica d'o Congo
  • Armenian: Կոնգո
  • Armenian: Կոնգոյի Հանրապետություն
  • Arpitan: Rèpublica du Congô
  • Asturian: El Congu
  • Asturian: República d'El Congu
  • Asturian: República del Congo
  • Atayal: Republic of the Congo
  • Avaric: Kongoa
  • Azerbaijani: Konqo - Brazavil
  • Azerbaijani: Konqo Respublikası
  • Balinese: Républik Kongo
  • Bambara: Kongo-Brazaville
  • Bambara: Kongo
  • Bashkir: Конго Республикаһы
  • Bashkir: Республика Конго
  • Basque: Kongo
  • Basque: Kongo [errepublika]
  • Basque: Kongoko Errepublika
  • Bavarian: Republik Kongo
  • Belarusian: Конга
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Конга
  • Bengali: কঙ্গো
  • Bengali: কঙ্গো প্রজাতন্ত্র
  • Bhojpuri: कांगो गणराज्य
  • Bishnupriya: কঙ্গো প্রজাতন্ত্র
  • Bosnian: Kongo
  • Bosnian: Republika Kongo
  • Breton: Kongo [Republik]
  • Breton: Republik Kongo
  • Bulgarian: Конго
  • Bulgarian: Република Конго
  • Burmese: ကွန်ဂိုသမ္မတနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Congo - Brazzaville
  • Catalan: República del Congo
  • Cebuano: Republika sa Congo
  • Cebuano: Republika sa Konggo
  • Central Bikol: Republika kan Kongo
  • Central Kurdish: کۆماری کۆنگۆ
  • Chavacano: República del Congo
  • Chechen: Конго Пачхьалкх
  • Chechen: Республика Конго
  • Cherokee: ᎧᏂᎪ ᏍᎦᏚᎩ
  • Cheyenne: Republic of the Congo
  • Chinese: Congo Kiōng-hô-kok
  • Chinese: 刚果
  • Chinese: 刚果共和国
  • Chinese: 剛果
  • Chinese: 剛果共和國
  • Chuvash: Конго Республики
  • Cornish: Repoblek Kongo
  • Crimean Tatar: Kongo
  • Croatian: Kongo
  • Croatian: Republika Kongo
  • Czech: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Czech: Kongo [Republika]
  • Czech: Konžská republika
  • Czech: Republika Kongo
  • Danish: Congo-Brazzaville
  • Danish: Congo
  • Danish: Republikken Congo
  • Dhivehi: ކޮންގޯ
  • Dimli (individual language): Kongo
  • Dinka: Paankɔc de Koŋgo
  • Dotyali: गणतन्त्र कंगो
  • Dutch: CG
  • Dutch: COG
  • Dutch: Congo-Brazzaville
  • Dutch: Congo [Republiek]
  • Dutch: Republiek Congo
  • Eastern Mari: Коҥго
  • Egyptian Arabic: جمهورية الكونجو
  • English: CGO
  • English: Congo (Brazzaville)
  • English: Congo-Brazzaville
  • English: Congo
  • English: Congo Republic
  • English: Rep. Congo
  • English: Republic of Congo
  • English: Republique du Congo
  • English: République du Congo
  • English: cg
  • English: 🇨🇬
  • Erzya: Конго Республикась
  • Esperanto: CG
  • Esperanto: Kongo (Brazavila)
  • Esperanto: Kongo-Brazavilo
  • Esperanto: Kongo
  • Esperanto: Kongo Brazavila
  • Esperanto: Kongolo
  • Esperanto: Resp. Kongo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Kongo
  • Estonian: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Estonian: Kongo
  • Estonian: Kongo Vabariik
  • Ewe: Kongo repɔblik nutome
  • Ewe: Koŋgo Brazzaville
  • Ewe: Republic of the Congo
  • Extremaduran: Congu
  • Extremaduran: Repúbrica del Congu
  • Faroese: Kongo
  • Fiji Hindi: Republic of the Congo
  • Finnish: Brazzavillen Kongo
  • Finnish: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Finnish: Kongo
  • Finnish: Kongon tasavalta
  • French: CG
  • French: Congo
  • French: Congo-Brazzaville
  • French: RC
  • French: République du Congo
  • Fulah: Konngo (Ndenndaandi Jamaa Konngo)
  • Fulah: Konngo
  • Gagauz: Kongo Respublikası
  • Galician: Congo
  • Galician: República do Congo
  • Ganda: Kongo
  • Ganda: Republic of Congo
  • Georgian: კონგო
  • Georgian: კონგოს რესპუბლიკა
  • German: CGO
  • German: Departements der Republik Kongo
  • German: Französisch-Kongo
  • German: Kongo
  • German: Kongo (Republik)
  • German: Kongo (Republik Kongo)
  • German: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • German: Republik Kongo
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία του Κονγκό
  • Greek: Κονγκό - Μπραζαβίλ
  • Guarani: Tavakuairetã Kóngo
  • Guianese Creole French: Répiblik di Kongo
  • Gujarati: કોંગો - બ્રાઝાવિલે
  • Gujarati: રિપબ્લિક ઓફ ધ કોંગો
  • Haitian: Kongo
  • Hakka Chinese: Congo Khiung-fò-koet
  • Hausa: Congo Khiung-fò-koet
  • Hausa: Jamhuriyar Kwango
  • Hausa: Kongo
  • Hebrew: הרפובליקה של קונגו
  • Hebrew: קונגו - ברזאויל
  • Hebrew: קונגו
  • Hindi: कांगो
  • Hindi: कांगो गणराज्य
  • Hindi: कोंगो
  • Hungarian: Congo-Brazzaville
  • Hungarian: Kongó
  • Hungarian: Kongó [Köztársaság]
  • Hungarian: Kongói Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Kongó
  • Icelandic: Vestur-Kongó
  • Ido: Republiko Kongo
  • Igbo: Republic of the Congo
  • Iloko: Republika iti Kongo
  • Inari Sami: Kongo
  • Inari Sami: Kongo täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Kongo - Republik
  • Indonesian: Republik Kongo
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Congo
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Republica del Congo
  • Interlingue: Republic de Congo
  • Irish: An Congó
  • Irish: Poblacht an Chongó
  • Italian: Congo-Brazzaville
  • Italian: Congo
  • Italian: Congo francese
  • Italian: Repubblica del Congo
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kanggo
  • Jamaican Creole English: Ripoblik a di Kanggo
  • Japanese: コンゴ
  • Japanese: コンゴ・ブラザヴィル
  • Japanese: コンゴ共和国
  • Javanese: Républik Kongo
  • Kabiyè: Kɔŋgo Pirazaaviili
  • Kabyle: Kungu
  • Kalaallisut: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Kalmyk: Конһлмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಕಾಂಗೊ ಗಣರಾಜ್ಯ
  • Kannada: ಕಾಂಗೋ [ರಿಪಬ್ಲಿಕ್‌]
  • Kannada: ಕಾಂಗೋ ಗಣರಾಜ್ಯ
  • Kannada: ಕೋಂಗೋ [ಗಣರಾಜ್ಯ]
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kongo
  • Kazakh: Конго Республикасы
  • Khmer: កុងហ្គោ
  • Kikuyu: Kongo
  • Kikuyu: Republic of the Congo
  • Kinyarwanda: Kongo
  • Kirghiz: Конго Республикасы
  • Kongo: Repubilika ya Kongo
  • Korean: 콩고
  • Korean: 콩고 공화국
  • Kotava: Kongoa
  • Kurdish: Komara Kongoyê
  • Kurdish: کۆماری کۆنگۆ
  • Ladin: Republica dl Congo
  • Lao: Republika iti Kongo
  • Lao: ຄອງໂກ
  • Latin: Respublica Congensis
  • Latin: Res publica Congensis
  • Latin: Respublica Congoliae
  • Latvian: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Latvian: Kongo
  • Latvian: Kongo Republika
  • Ligurian: Repubbrica Do Congo
  • Limburgan: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Lingala: Kongo
  • Lingala: Kongó-Brazzaville
  • Lingala: Republiki ya Kɔ́ngɔ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Congo
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Republica de Congo
  • Literary Chinese: 剛果共和國
  • Lithuanian: Kongas
  • Lithuanian: Kongo Respublika
  • Livvi: Kongon Tazavaldu
  • Lojban: kongos
  • Lombard: Congo
  • Low German: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Low German: Republiek Kongo
  • Low German: Republik Kongo
  • Lower Sorbian: Republika Kongo
  • Luba-Katanga: Kongu
  • Luxembourgish: Republik Kongo
  • Macedonian: Конго - Бразавил
  • Macedonian: Република Конго
  • Malagasy: Kôngô
  • Malagasy: Repoblikan'i Kongo
  • Malagasy: Repoblikan' i Kôngô
  • Malay: Congo
  • Malay: Republik Congo
  • Malayalam: കോംഗോ - ബ്രാസാവില്‍
  • Malayalam: റിപ്പബ്ലിക്ക് ഓഫ് കോംഗോ
  • Maltese: Kongo
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Kongo
  • Manx: Pobblaght ny Congo
  • Maori: Kōngo
  • Marathi: काँगो - ब्राजाविले
  • Marathi: काँगोचे प्रजासत्ताक
  • Mazanderani: کنگو جمهوری
  • Min Dong Chinese: Congo Gê̤ṳng-huò-guók
  • Min Nan Chinese: Congo Kiōng-hô-kok
  • Minangkabau: Republik Kongo
  • Mingrelian: კონგოშ რესპუბლიკა
  • Mongolian: Бүгд Найрамдах Конго Улс
  • Moroccan Arabic: جمهورية لكونڭو
  • Moroccan Arabic: جمهورية لكونݣو
  • Nauru: Republik Congo
  • Nauru: Ripubrikin Kongo
  • Navajo: Kéyah Káango Náhookǫsjí Siʼánígíí
  • Nepali: कोङ्गो - ब्राज्जाभिल्ले
  • Nepali: गणतन्त्र कङ्गो
  • Newari: कङ्गो प्रजातन्त्र
  • Newari: गणतन्त्र कंगो
  • Newari: गणतन्त्र कङ्गो
  • North Ndebele: Khongo
  • Northern Frisian: Republiik Kongo
  • Northern Luri: کنگو
  • Northern Sami: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Northern Sami: Kongo
  • Northern Sami: Kongo dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Norwegian: Republikken Kongo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Kongo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Novial: Kongo
  • Occitan (post 1500): Còngo - Brazzaville
  • Occitan (post 1500): Republica de Còngo
  • Occitan (post 1500): Republica del Congò
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܘܛܢܝܘܬܐ ܕܩܘܢܓܘ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cyneƿīse þæs Congƿes
  • Oriya: କଙ୍ଗୋ-ବ୍ରାଜିଭିଲ୍ଲେ
  • Oriya: କଙ୍ଗୋ
  • Oromo: Riippabiliika Koongoo
  • Ossetian: Конгойы Республикæ
  • Pampanga: Republic of the Congo
  • Pampanga: Republika ning Konggo
  • Pampanga: Republika ning Konggu
  • Panjabi: ਕਾਂਗੋ ਗਣਰਾਜ
  • Papiamento: Republika di Kongo
  • Pedi: Republic ya Congo
  • Persian: جمهوری کنگو
  • Persian: کنگو [جمهوری]
  • Piemontese: Còngo
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Repablik o' t' Kongo
  • Polish: Kongo
  • Polish: Republika Konga
  • Portuguese: CGO
  • Portuguese: Congo
  • Portuguese: Congo-Brazavile
  • Portuguese: Congo-Brazzaville
  • Portuguese: República do Congo
  • Pushto: د کانګو جمهوريت
  • Pushto: کانګو دیمکراتیک جمهوریت
  • Quechua: Kungu Republika
  • Quechua: Kungu Ripuwlika
  • Romanian: Congo
  • Romanian: Republica Congo
  • Romansh: Congo
  • Rundi: Kongo
  • Russia Buriat: Конго
  • Russian: Конго-Браззавиль
  • Russian: Конго
  • Russian: Республика Конго
  • Rusyn: Конґо
  • Rusyn: Република Конґо
  • Samoan: Ripapelika o Congo
  • Samogitian: Kuongs
  • Sango: Kongö
  • Sango: Ködörösêse tî Kongöo
  • Sardinian: Repùblica de su Congo
  • Sardinian: Repùbrica de su Congo
  • Saterfriesisch: Republik Kongo
  • Scots: Republic o the Congo
  • Scottish Gaelic: A' Chongo
  • Serbian: Republika Kongo
  • Serbian: Конго - Бразавил
  • Serbian: Република Конго
  • Serbo-Croatian: Republika Kongo
  • Shan: မိူင်းၶွင်ႇၵူဝ်ႇ
  • Shona: Kongo
  • Shona: Republic of the Congo
  • Sicilian: Concu
  • Sicilian: Ripùbbrica dû Congu
  • Silesian: Kůngo
  • Sindhi: جمهوريا ڪانگو
  • Sinhala: කොංගෝ ජනරජය
  • Sinhala: කොංගෝව
  • Skolt Sami: Kongo
  • Skolt Sami: Kongo tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Slovak: Kongo
  • Slovak: Konžská republika
  • Slovenian: Kongo [Republika]
  • Slovenian: Republika Kongo
  • Slovenian: Zahodni Kongo
  • Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Kongo
  • Somali: Kongo
  • South Azerbaijani: کونقو جومهوریتی
  • Southern Sotho: Rephabliki ya Kongo
  • Spanish: Congo
  • Spanish: Congo Brazzaville
  • Spanish: Congo [República]
  • Spanish: Republica del Congo
  • Spanish: República del Congo
  • Sundanese: Républik Kongo
  • Swahili: Jamhuri ya Kongo
  • Swahili: Kongo
  • Swati: Tibuse weKhongo
  • Swedish: Kongo-Brazzaville
  • Swedish: Kongo
  • Swedish: Republiken Kongo
  • Swiss German: Republik Kongo
  • Tagalog: Republika ng Congo
  • Tagalog: Republika ng Konggo
  • Tahitian: Tōnoto
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Конго
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳӯрии Конго
  • Tamil: காங்கோ [குடியரசு]
  • Tamil: கொங்கோ குடியரசு
  • Tatar: Конго Җөмһүрияте
  • Telugu: కాంగో[గణరాజ్యం]
  • Telugu: కాంగో రిపబ్లిక్
  • Thai: คองโก-บราซซาวิล
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐคองโก
  • Tibetan: ཀོང་ཀོ
  • Tibetan: ཀོང་གོ་སྤྱི་མཐུན་རྒྱལ་ཁབ།
  • Tigrinya: ኮንጐ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Lipapilika Kongo
  • Tosk Albanian: Republik Kongo
  • Tsonga: Riphabliki ya Congo
  • Tunisian Arabic: جمهورية الكونغو
  • Turkish: Kongo - Brazzaville
  • Turkish: Kongo
  • Turkish: Kongo Cumhuriyeti
  • Turkmen: Kongo Respublikasy
  • Udmurt: Конго Республика
  • Uighur: كونگو
  • Uighur: كونگو جۇمھۇرىيىتى
  • Ukrainian: Конго-Браззавіль
  • Ukrainian: Конго
  • Ukrainian: Конґо - Браззавіль
  • Ukrainian: Конґо
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Конго
  • Upper Sorbian: Republika Kongo
  • Urdu: جمہوریہ کانگو
  • Urdu: کانگو [جمہوریہ]
  • Uzbek: Kongo Respublikasi
  • Venetian: Republica del Congo
  • Venetian: Repùblega del Congo
  • Veps: Kongon Tazovaldkund
  • Vietnamese: Công-gô (Congo)
  • Vietnamese: Công-gô
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hoà Congo
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Congo
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Dân chủ Congo
  • Volapük: Kongoän
  • Võro: Kongo Vabariik
  • Walloon: Congo-Braza
  • Waray (Philippines): Republika han Congo
  • Welsh: Gweriniaeth y Congo
  • Welsh: Y Congo [Gweriniaeth]
  • Western Balochi: کانگو ئی جمهوریت
  • Western Frisian: Republyk Kongo
  • Western Mari: Конго Республика
  • Western Panjabi: کانگو
  • Wolof: Kongóo-Brasaawiil
  • Wu Chinese: 刚果共和国
  • Yakut: Конго Республиката
  • Yakut: Конго Өрөспүүбүлүкэтэ
  • Yiddish: רעפובליק פון קאנגא
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ̀-èdè Olómìnira ilẹ̀ Kóngò
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kóngò
  • Yue Chinese: 剛果
  • Zeeuws: Konho-Brazzaville
  • Zhuang: Ganggoj Gunghozgoz
  • Zulu: IKhongo-Brazzaville
  • Zulu: IKongo
  • Zulu: IRiphabliki weKongo
  • Zulu: e-Congo [Republic]
  • Cumhuriyetê Kongoy
  • Lýðveldið Kongó
  • Middle Congo
  • Moyen-Congo
  • Repubilika ya Kôngo
  • République Populaire du Congo
  • Tlācatlahtohcāyōtl in Congo
  • कांगो रिपब्लिक

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