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Capital : Kinshasa
Language :  French
Currency :  Congolese franc
Population : 85 110 000
Area : 2 344 858 km2

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Democratic Republic of the Congo facts

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1. Over 350,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (4 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .cd . There are over 2,550 websites with this extension.

3. The cd extension is often used for websites related to compact discs.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .cd are torrentz.cd, torrent.cd and google.cd.

5. In this country there are more than 153 497 km of paved roads (0.24% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 198 airports, 26 of the paved surface.

7. In this country there are more than 4 007 km of railway tracks.

8. The average temperature in January is 26 ° C, in July 22 ° C.

9. Political system – republic.


Geography in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. The country is 7.5 times bigger than Poland.

2. The highest peak is Stanley Mountain 5109 m above sea level.

3. The Democratic Republic of the Congo borders with such countries as: Angola 2,511 km, Burundi 233 km, Central African Republic 1,577 km, Congo 2,410 km, Rwanda 217 km, South Sudan 628 km, Tanzania 459 km, Uganda 765 km, Zambia 1,930 km .

4. Kongo is the longest river.

5. 30% of all diamonds in the world were excavated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

6. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo there are 257550 km2 of agricultural land (11% of the country).

7. Masisi is the highest situated town in the country.

8. 13,300,000 km2 of the country is covered by forests (58.7%)

67. The nearest capital in a straight line from Kinshasa is Brazzaville (Congo) – 7 km.

68. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Kinshasa is Apia (Samoa) – 17850 km.


Finance in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. The minimum wage is 1,680 francs per day (data from 2009).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 40%, and for companies 30% (2018).

3. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.1%.

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 15,118,000,000 (PLN 64,705,040,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 8,720,000,000 (PLN 37,321,600,000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 34% of GDP, which is about: $ 5,140 120,000 (PLN 21,999,913,600),
2018 year was 17% > GDP, i.e. around: $ 1,482,400,000 (PLN 6,344,672,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 17 (PLN 75).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 6 562 000 000 .

7. The country has over $1,872,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.015% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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

2. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and 120 km / h on fast roads.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.1 promile.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 40%, and for companies 30% (2018).

5. In this country, women can get married at the age of 15, and men aged 18.

6. In this country, a person of 16 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

7. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 155 days.

8. The last death penalty was made in 1982.


Education in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

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

3. The average IQ level is 78.

4. In this country there are 22.7% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 19 300 902 people).


Work in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. The minimum wage is 1,680 francs per day (data from 2009).

2. The unemployment rate is 11% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 40%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 155 days.

5. The work week is 45 hours.


Best in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

2. The highest peak is Stanley Mountain 5109 m above sea level.

3. Kongo is the longest river.

4. 30% of all diamonds in the world were excavated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

5. Masisi is the highest situated town in the country.

6. The lowest temperature: 8.9 °C was measured in Sibiti.

7. The highest temperature: 41 °C was measured in Yahila.


Army in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 86 place,
2018 > year – 74 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 150,000 professional and 1,500 reservists,
2018 year – 144 620 professional and 0 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 90 tanks, 200 > armored vehicles, 42 jet aircraft and 27 helicopters,
2018 year – 200 tanks, 210 armored vehicles, 40 jets and 27 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 160,000,000 (PLN 684,800,000),
2018 year – $ 162,000,000 (PLN 693,360,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about ships, in 2018 it was about ships.


Society in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, on average, an adult consumes about 3.6 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 24%, then spirit – 2%, wine – 0.7%, and other alcoholic beverages – 73.3%.

3. In 2013, 498 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 75% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 63 770 000 people).

5. 90.7% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 78.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.9 years old.

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

9. In this country over 2 381 000 (2015) 5 137 271 (2018) people have access to internet (around 06% of the population).

10. Around 1,900,000 (2015) 2,100,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 31 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Christians, 92.4%.

13. The average age of people living in this country is 18.1 years old.

14. In this country there are approximately:
36 264 000 people (42.65%) in the age range 0-14 years.
46,526,000 people (54.72%) in the age range 15-64 .
2,236,200 people (2.63%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 2,966,000 children are born each year (3.5% of the population), and about 856,000 people die (1.0% of the population).

16. 14 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

17. 32% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. The lowest temperature: 5 °C was measured at Markoye.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 47.4 years (women – 48.9 years and men – 45.9 years).


Symbols of Democratic Republic of the Congo

1. The national animal is okapi.

2. Motto of the country – “Democracy, justice, work”.


History of Democratic Republic of the Congo

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1. Independence from Belgium was obtained on June 30, 1960.

2. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


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What is the highest peak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The highest peak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is Mount Stanley (5109 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The largest river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is Congo.

answer: Marta


Which Democratic Republic of the Congo has national colors?

National colors: blue, yellow and red.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is okapi.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders the DRC?

Democratic Republic of the Congo borders with such countries as: Angola 2,511 km, Burundi 233 km, Central African Republic 1,577 km, Congo 2,410 km, Rwanda 217 km, South Sudan 628 km, Tanzania 459 km, Uganda 765 km, Zambia 1,930 km .

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 18.1 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 1,680 francs per day (data from 2009).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

The population density is 38 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Democracy, justice, work”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 41 ° C was measured in Yahila.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 8.9 ° C was measured in Sibiti.

answer: Marta