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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Congolese franc
Country name: 
Democratic Republic of Congo
Capital: 
Kinshasa
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
June 30, 1960
Independent from: 
from Belgium
Total area: 
2,344,858
Land area: 
2,267,048
Water area: 
77,810
Population: 
75,507,308
Population note: 
75,507,308 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
French
All languages: 
French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
Time zone: 
WAT and CAT (UTC+1 to +2) - Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+1 to +2)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+243
Domain: 
.cd