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About Congo The Democratic Rep Of

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is located right in the middle of Africa, is in the center of Africa with its geographical location. The Atlantic Ocean constitutes the 40-km coastline of the country. The country is bordered by the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic to the west, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to the north, Tanzania to the east, Zambia and Angola to the south.

Local languages spoken in the country, where the official language is French, are Lingola, Kingwana, Kikongo and Tshiluba. The country, which declared its independence in 1960 and gained its own name, was dominated by many countries until the 60s. Bantu tribe and more than 200 African ethnic groups constitute the majority of the population of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is Africa's second largest and fourth most populous country in terms of its population.

Other tribes of the country are Mongo, Luba, Congo and Mangbetu-Azande. The currency of the country is Congolese Franc. It is strictly forbidden to take this currency out of the country. Therefore, you should not take redundant Congolese Franc with you while you are in this country. Bukavu, Kananga, Kisangani, Lubumbashi, Matadi and Mbandaka are among the largest cities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The country is administratively composed of 10 states and 1 city. Kinshasa is the capital of the country.

Hunting, which is the equivalent of the word "Congo", is one of the main livelihoods of the country. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, which has the world's largest rain forests and fertile land as its surface area, also has large mining and mineral reserves. Despite all these natural resources, it is still considered one of the poorest countries of the world.

Forestry products are among important sources of living in the country which has the world's largest basins in terms of rivers. Diamond, gold and copper are also among the important export products. In the agricultural sector, its main products are coffee, sugar, palm oil, rubber and tea. Tropical climate is influential throughout the country. The region located in the north of the equator has a humid climate between April and October; and it is arid and cold between December and February. The country, which has the characteristics of the equatorial climate, receives plenty of precipitation. The region located in the south of the equator has a humid climate between November and March, while it is arid between April and October. In its equatorial part, it is hot and humid almost all year round.

“Moambe”, which is the most famous dish of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose traditional cuisine is not very rich. This dish is made by 8 different kinds of ingredients. Moambe, which you can find in almost all local restaurants in the country, includes chicken, fish, nut, peanut, rice, cassava leaves, banana and hot pepper sauce.

Almost all of dishes are served with spices and special sauces. You should definitely taste Congo's indigenous drinks like Vitalo and palm wine which is a unique flavor you can find in rural areas of the country. Other national drinks include beer and fresh fruit juices such as pineapple and mango.

If you want to travel to this country which offers many alternatives for its visitors, you should not lose any time and take the road to an adventurous holiday. By visiting our website, you can find the most affordable flight ticket for traveling to this amazing country.

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Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Uganda Airlines, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Air Tanzania, Sol Lineas Aereas, Egyptair, Air Belgium, Royal Air Maroc, Asky, Air Cote D'lvoire , Taag, Brussels Airlines, Hahn Air, Air France, Airlink organize flights to Congo The Democratic Rep Of.

To which Congo The Democratic Rep Of cities are there direct flights from the USA?

Congo The Democratic Rep Of cities with direct flights from the USA: Lubumbashi, Kinshasa.

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Airlines that offer direct flights to Congo The Democratic Rep Of: Egyptair, Kenya Airways, Hahn Air, Asky, Turkish Airlines, Air France.

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The most popular airports in Congo The Democratic Rep Of: Lubumbashi Intl., N'djili.

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Most popular Congo The Democratic Rep Of cities: Lubumbashi, Kinshasa.