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Congo (the Republic)

CountryCongo (the Republic)
Official NameThe Republic of the Congo
Country Meaning("Land beside the Congo River")
MottoUnity, Work, Progress (Official)
AnthemLa Congolaise (The Congolese)
Population5,657,000 (0.07% of the world)
LanguagesFrench (official), French Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)
Alpha Code »CG / COG
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Central African CFA franc (Fr XAF)
Central Bank »Bank of Central African States
Calling Codes+242
Area Total Area: 342,000 km2 (132,000 sq mi)
Land: 341,500 km2 (131,900 sq mi)
Water: 500 km2 (190 sq mi)
RegionMiddle Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long-0.2280210, 15.8276590
Timezone1 timezone(s)