Democratic Republic Of Congo

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... the normal laws of development are inverted here in the Congo. The forest, not the town, offers the safest sanctuary and it is grandfathers who have been more exposed to modernity than their grandchildren. I can think of nowhere else on the planet where the same can be true.

Tim Butcher, 'Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart'

 

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Official name: République Démocratique du Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo) (DRC)
Head of State: President Joseph Kabila Kabange (elected 2006; re-elected 28 Nov 2011)
Head of government: Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo (from 19 Apr 2012)
Ruling party: Caretaker-coalition led by Parti du Peuple pour la Reconstruction et la Démocratie (PPRD) (People’s Party of Reconstruction and Democracy) with Parti Lumumbiste Unifié (PLU) (United Lumumbist Party) and Union des Démocrates Mobutistes (UDM) (Union of Mobutist Democrats) (elected 2006; re-elected 28 Nov 2011)
Area: 2,345,409 square km
Population: 79.30 million (2014)*
Capital: Kinshasa
Official language: French
Currency: Congolese franc (Cf)
Exchange rate: Cf925.00 per US$ Nov 2015)
GDP per capita: US$437 (2014)*
GDP real growth: 9.09% (2014)*
GDP: US$34.68 billion (2014)*
Inflation: 1.00% (2014)
Oil production: 281,000 bpd (2014)
Balance of trade: US$1.00 billion (2014)
* estimated figure
















 

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