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Democratic Republic of the Congo - CD / COD

Name Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country ISO codes CD / COD
Continent Africa
Continent code AF
Capital Kinshasa
Area 2267050
DD coordinates -4.033516 / 21.750060
DMS coordinates -4°02'0.66" S / 21°45'0.22" E
UTM coordinates 34M 583259.94996058 9554129.5445962
Total cities 1298
Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo location on map

Information about Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo is a part of the Africa continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Democratic Republic of the Congo, is CD.

It's territory covers an area of 2267050 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Kinshasa, the capital city of Democratic Republic of the Congo. On nationwide level, French is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Congolese. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 152373 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 4007 km. Democratic Republic of the Congo merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 15000 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 243 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use CDF as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Democratic Republic of the Congo live according to the Africa/Kinshasa time zone, which is also the one used in Kinshasa.

More facts

Official languages French
Nationalities Congolese
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .cd
Phone codes 243
Currencies CDF
Life expectancy males Ø 58,9 years
Life expectancy females Ø 61,9 years
Birthrate 41,2 ‰
Deathrate 9,5 ‰
Males/Females 49,9%/50,1%

CD economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 15173,2 M $
Importations 16891,7 M $
Tourism receipts 60,50 M $
Unemployment rate 4,6%
Inflation rate 2,89%
Corruption index 18 (very bad)
Energy consumption 7,4 bn kWh

CD land use

0% Urban areas 9062 km²
12% Agricultural areas 271066 km²
67% Forest 1578091 km²
0% Water areas 77810 km²
21% Others 486642 km²

CD transport

Roadways 152373 km
Railways 4007 km
Waterways 15000 km
Commercial harbors 21
Airports 286

Democratic Republic of the Congo cities by first letter

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From Democratic Republic of the Congo to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
DEU Flag of Germany Germany Europe Berlin 6231 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 13982 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 5027 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 5450 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 9324 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 5810 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 5577 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 5347 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 9170 km
BGR Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Europe Sofia 5213 km

There are many ways to find how far is Democratic Republic of the Congo (CD) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Democratic Republic of the Congo to Haversine
North pole 10456 km 6497 mil
Equator 2458 km 1527 mil
South pole 9559 km 5940 mil

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246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kiribati is 19755 kilometers or 12275 miles.
The most smallest distances between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of the Congo is 849 kilometers or 527 miles.
We found information about 1298 cities.
The capital of CD is Kinshasa with population in 2022 over 13528000 people.
The area of Democratic Republic of the Congo (CD) is 2267050 square kilometers.
Yes, Democratic Republic of the Congo is part of the continent of Africa.
Official name of CD is The Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Democratic Republic of the Congo has approximately 286 airports.