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Republic of the Congo#

Upon independence in 1960, the former colony of French Congo became the Republic of the Congo.

The People's Republic of the Congo was a Marxist–Leninist one-party state from 1970 to 1991.

Multi-party elections have been held since 1992, although a democratically elected government was ousted in the 1997 Republic of the Congo Civil War and President Denis Sassou Nguesso has ruled for 26 of the past 36 years.

  • Republic of the Congo has largest boundary with Democratic Republic of the Congo which is approximately 2410 km.
  • Republic of the Congo has shortest boundary with Angola which is approximately 201 km.
  • The largest export partner of Republic of the Congo is China.
  • The largest import partner of Republic of the Congo is France.

National Facts#

  • The national dishes of Republic of the Congo are Poulet Moambé, Yassa etc.
Moambe, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Moambe
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC

References#

  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic of the Congo unter CC