Bantu Countries and Territories: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Comoros, Mayotte Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781157576631

Published: September 1st 2011

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Bantu Countries and Territories: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Comoros, Mayotte  by  Source Wikipedia

Bantu Countries and Territories: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Comoros, Mayotte by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 83. Chapters: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Comoros,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 83. Chapters: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Comoros, Mayotte, Kenya, Burundi. Excerpt: Kinshasa is the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Part of the Congo River is in the backgroundThe Democratic Republic of the Congo (French: ) is a state located in Central Africa.

It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world. With a population of nearly 71 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the eighteenth most populous nation in the world, and the fourth most populous nation in Africa, as well as the most populous officially Francophone country. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is often referred to as Congo. However, in order to distinguish it from the neighbouring Republic of the Congo to the west, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is sometimes referred to as DR Congo, DRC, or RDC (from its French abbreviation), or is called Congo-Kinshasa after the capital of Kinshasa (in contrast to Congo-Brazzaville for its neighbour).

It also borders the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north- Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi in the east- Zambia and Angola to the south- the Atlantic Ocean to the west- and is separated from Tanzania by Lake Tanganyika in the east. The country has access to the ocean through a 40-kilometre (25 mi) stretch of Atlantic coastline at Muanda and the roughly 9 km wide mouth of the Congo River which opens into the Gulf of Guinea.

The Second Congo War, beginning in 1998, devastated the country, involved seven foreign armies and is sometimes referred to as the African World War. Despite the signing of peace accords in 2003, fighting continues in the east of the country.

In eastern Congo, the prevalence of rape and other sexual violence is described as the worst in th...



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