Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC

 

 

 

 

Capital: Kinshasa

Population: 69.6 million

Land area: 2.34 million sq km (905,354 sq miles)

Major languages: French, Lingala, Kiswahili, Kikongo, Tshiluba

Major religions: Christianity, Islam

Life expectancy: 47 years (men), 51 years (women)

Currency: Congolese franc

Sources: UN, World Bank, BBC