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Map of Congo, Democratic Republic of
  • Demographics
  • National Anthem
  • Native Greetings
Today
Jan 20
Capital
Kinshasa
Leader
President Joseph KABILA
Area (sq km)
2,344,858.00
Population
79,375,136
Language(s)
French, Lingala and more
Literacy
66.80%
Currency
Congolese franc (CDF)

"Debout Congolaise" (Arise Congolese)

With lyrics by Joseph Lutumba and music by Simon-Pierre Boka di Mpasi Londi, the national anthem of The Democratic Republic of the Congo, “Debout Congolaise,” was adopted in 1960. The anthem was briefly abandoned when the country was known as Zaire, but it was re-established in 1997.

Native Greetings

Oui. (Yes.)
Non. (No.)

Bonjour. (Hello.)
Bonjour. (Good morning.)
Bon après-midi. (Good afternoon.)
Bonsoir. (Good evening.)

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