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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

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1. Over 110,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (24 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The top-level national domain is .cg . There are over 1,020 websites with this extension.

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

4. In this country there are more than 17,289 km of paved roads (0,03% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 27 airports, 8 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 886 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of the Congo.

8. Political system – republic.

9. The average temperature is 24 ° C in January and 27 ° C in July.


Geography in Republic of the Congo

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1. The country is 1.1 times larger than Poland.

2. The longest river is Kongo, 780 km.

3. 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.

4. The highest peak is Mont Nabeba 1020 m above sea level.

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

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

7. 224373 km2 of the country is covered by forests (65.7%)

59. The nearest capital in a straight line from Brazzaville is Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) – 7 km.

60. The furthest capital in a straight line from Brazzaville is Apia (Samoa) – 17857 km.


Finance in Republic of the Congo

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

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

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

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

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 35 571 000 000 (PLN 152 243 880 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 37 240 000 000 (PLN 159 387 200,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 19.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 7 007 487 000 (PLN 29 992 044 360),
2018 year was 118% GDP, i.e. around: $ 43 943 200 000 (PLN 188 076 896 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 9,512 (PLN 40,709).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 3,763,000,000 .

8. 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).


Law in Republic of the Congo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Education in Republic of the Congo

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

2. The average IQ level is 76.

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


Work in Republic of the Congo

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

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

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

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Republic of the Congo

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

2. The longest river is Kongo, 780 km.

3. The highest peak is Mont Nabeba 1020 m above sea level.

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

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

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


Army in Republic of the Congo

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

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

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

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

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


Society in Republic of the Congo

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

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

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

4. 21% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 970,000 people).

5. 52.9% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 76.

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

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.7 children.

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

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

11. The population density is 12 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism 49%.

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

14. 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.

15. 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).

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


Symbols of Republic of the Congo

1. Motto of the country – “Unity, work, progress”.


History of Republic of the Congo

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1. Independence from France was obtained on August 15, 1960.

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


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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 Congo has national colors?

National colors: green, yellow and red.

answer: Marta


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