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Last update : 13 February 2019


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Capital : Brazzaville
Language :  French
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 4 741 000
Area : 342 000 km2

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Republic of the Congo facts

1. Independence from France was obtained on August 15, 1960.
2. The population density is 12 people / km2.
3. The country is 1.1 times larger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism 49%.
5. The longest river is Kongo, 780 km.
6. The full name of the country – Republic of the Congo.
7. Political system – republic.
8. Motto of the country – “Unity, work, progress”.
9. The highest peak is Mont Nabeba 1020 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 24 °C, in July 27 °C.
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11. The minimum wage is 90,000 francs per month (data from 2014).

Author: Daria

12. In Congo, an average person consumes about 3.9 liters of pure alcohol a year.

13. The most beer is drunk – 78%, then spirit – 11%, wine – 10.2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.8%.

Author: AlkoWorld

14. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

15. The average IQ level is 76.

Author: EduKacJa

16. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

17. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 110 km / h.

18. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

19. In 2013, 206 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

20. In this country, more than 110,000 motor vehicles are registered (24 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

21. 21% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 970,000 people).

22. 52.9% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

23. In this country there are over 17 289 km of paved roads (0.03% of all roads in the world).

24. In this country there are 27 airports, 8 of the paved surface.

25. In this country there are over 886 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

26. In this country, over 338,000 (2015) 650,000 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 14% of the population).

27. Around 300,000 (2015) 600,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

28. The national top-level domain is .cg . There are over 1,020 websites with such an extension.

29. The most popular page with the extension .cg is: google.cg.

Author: http

30. The country has 2018 over $3 532 000 000 of foreign exchange reserves (0.044% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

31. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $35 571 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $37 240 000 000 .

32. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 19.7% GDP, or around: $7 007 487 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 118% GDP, or around: $43 943 200 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $9,512.

33. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $3,763,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

34. In this country there are 20.7% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 956 340 people).

Author: Reebeka

35. The lowest temperature: -1.5 °C was measured in Sakania.

36. The highest temperature: 39.2 °C was measured in Mpouya.

Author: weather

37. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Author: medi

38. The average life expectancy in this country is 56 years (women – 57.2 years and men – 54.9 years).

Author: Wilga

39. In this country, women can get married at the age of 18, and men aged 21.

40. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.7 years old.

41. 10 women give birth to 47 children on average

Author: Nadia

42. The average age people living in this country is 19.8 years old.

43. The country is around:
1,959,000 people (41.33%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2 639 000 people (55.67%) in the age range 15-64 years.
142 200 people (3%) over 65 years old.

44. In this country, about 170,000 children are born each year (3.6% of the population), and about 47 400 people die (1.0% of the population).

Author: Sara19

45. There are 105600 km2 of agricultural land in Congo (31% of the country).

46. Edzouanseke is the highest located town in the country.

47. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1963.

48. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 71 days.

49. The work week is 40 hours.

50. 224373 km2 of the country is covered by forests (65.7%)

Author: Statyk

51. Republic of the Congo ranks 119th in the best world armies.

52. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 10,000 professional and 2000 reservists.

53. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 48 tanks, 100 armored vehicles, 15 jet aircraft and 10 helicopters.

54. The army in 2018 was assigned over 135 300 000 dollars.

55. The naval fleet consists of over 6 ships (2018).

Author: Wojak

56. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 35% (2018).

57. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

58. The level of inflation in 2018 is 29.8%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in the Congo?
The highest peak in the Congo is Mont Nabeba (1020 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Congo?
Kongo is the largest river in Congo, 780 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in the Congo?
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What is the national dish?
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What Congo has national colors?
National colors: green, yellow and red.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders the Congo?
Congo borders with such countries as: Angola 201 km, Cameroon 523 km, Central African Republic 467 km, Democratic Republic of Congo 2,410 km, Gabon 1,903 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 19.8 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 90,000 francs per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Congo?
The population density is 14 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity, work, progress”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 39.2 ° C was measured in Mpouya.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -1.5 ° C was measured in Sakania.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta