Republic o the Congo

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Republic o the Congo
République du Congo
Banner o the Republic o the Congo
Coat o airms o the Republic o the Congo
Banner Coat o airms
Naitional motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès  (French)
"Unity, Wirk, Progress"
Offeecial leid French
Caipital Brazzaville
Lairgest ceety caipital

Heid o State -


Preses Denis Sassou Nguesso

Area 342,000 km2
132,047 sq mi
Population 3,686,000
Foondin Frae Fraunce
15 August 1960
Siller Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zone UTC+1 tae +2
Naitional anthem Debout Congolais
Naitional flouer
Patron saunt
Internet TLD .cg
Cawin code 242

The Republic o the Congo (French: République du Congo; Kongo: Repubilika ya Kongo; Lingala: Republiki ya Kongó), an aa kent as Congo-Brazzaville, Little Congo, or simply the Congo, is a state in Central Africae. It is bordered bi Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic o the Congo (umwhile kent as Zaire), the Angolan exclave province o Cabinda, an the Gulf o Guinea.

The region wis dominatit bi Bantu tribes, who built trade links leadin intae the Congo River basin. The republic is a umwhile French colony.[1] Upon unthrildom in 1960, the umwhile French region o Middle Congo became the Republic o the Congo. The Fowkrepublic o the Congo wis a Marxist-Leninist single-pairty state frae 1970 tae 1991. Multipairty elections hae been held syne 1992, although a democratically elected government wis oostit in a 1997 ceevil war.

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