drc_flag_ip Country name:  Democratic Republic of the Congo or DR Congo


Sub-region: Central Africa


Capital: Kinshasa


The DRC is a state of Central Africa stretching over 2 million km2. This is the fourth most populated country in Africa and the second biggest of the continent. DRC shares borders with 10 other African countries. In the north of the country, we can find one of the greatest rainforest areas in the world. Congo- Kinshasa has a unique cultural heritage due to its broad scope and its dense population. More than 450 ethnic groups live in this country.


Currency: Congolese franc, Dollar


Official languages, languages spoken: French, Lingala, Kituba, Swahili, Tshiluba


Vaccinations: Yellow fever


Airlines flying to the destination: Air France, Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Camair-Co, Angola Airlines


Editor’s words  A wonderful country in which there is a mix of many attractive natural landscapes which are little known. The DRC has a unique cultural heritage to reveal.


Quote /proverb  If the river current is too strong, you may have to stop facing it.


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