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 Dem Rep. of Congo 
 Main prefix
 9Q 
 Callsigns series
 9OA-9TZ 
 Time in capital city
 +1 h 
 Time zone
 +1 h, +2 h 
 Continent
 Africa 
 ITU zone
 52 
 CQ zone
 36 
 
          Demokratyczna Republika Konga          
 
 Dem Rep. of Congo 
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          Demokratyczna Republika Konga          
 
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 Coin 
 Banknote 
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          Demokratyczna Republika Konga          
 
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 Flag description 
The sky blue flag, adorned with a yellow star in the upper left corner and cut diagonally by a red stripe with a thin yellow frame.
 
          Demokratyczna Republika Konga          
 
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 
 Capital: 
Kinshasa
 Administrative
 divisions: 
25 provinces (provinces, singular - province) and one neutral city* (ville neutre): Bas-Uélé, Équateur, Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Haut-Uélé, Ituri, Kasaï, Kasaï-Central, Kasaï Oriental, Kinshasa*, Kongo Central, Kwango, Kwilu, Lomami, Lualaba, Mai-Ndombe, Maniema, Mongala, Nord-Kivu, Nord-Ubangi, Sankuru, Sud-Kivu, Sud-Ubangi, Tanganyika, Tshopo, and Tshuapa.
 Population: 
65,751,512 (July 2007 est.)
Estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS, this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected.
 Languages: 
French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
0° 00' N, 25° 00' E
 Area total: 
2,345,410 sq. km
 Land area: 
2,267,600 sq. km
 Water area: 
77,810 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
10,730 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Angola 2,511 km (of which 225 km is the boundary of Angola's discontiguous Cabinda Province), Burundi 233 km, Central African Republic 1,577 km, Republic of the Congo 2,410 km, Rwanda 217 km, Sudan 628 km, Tanzania 459 km, Uganda 765 km, Zambia 1,930 km
 Coastline: 
37 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Atlantic Ocean 0 m - Pic Marguerite on Mont Ngaliema (Mount Stanley) 5,110 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.cd
 Currency: 
Congolese franc (CDF)
 Name -
 abbreviation: 
DROC
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
none
 Name - local
 long form: 
Republique Democratique du Congo
 Name - local
 short form: 
none
 Former name: 
Congo Free State, Belgian Congo, Congo/Leopoldvill
 Independence: 
30 June 1960 (from Belgium)
 Constitution: 
February 18, 2006, the Democratic Republic of Congo adopted a new constitution. 24 June 1967, amended August 1974, revised 15 February 1978, amended April 1990, transitional constitution promulgated in April 1994, in November 1998, a draft constitution was approved by former President Laurent KABILA but it was not ratified by a national referendum, one outcome of the ongoing inter-Congolese dialogue is to be a new constitution
 Government
 type: 
dictatorship, presumably undergoing a transition to representative government
 National
 holiday: 
Independence Day, 30 June (1960)
 
          Demokratyczna Republika Konga          

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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