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Congo
(3,068 words)

La République du Congo (The Republic of the Congo)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

5,687,000

Area

340,000 sq. km (130,000 sq. mi)

Population density

17/sq. km (43/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.63% (per 1,000: births 32, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

42%

Urban dwellers

68% (3.19% p.a.)

Largest cities

Brazzaville 2,388,000; Pointe-Noire 1,214,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

20% Kongo, 12% Yombe, 11% …

Cite this page
“Congo”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02COG>
First published online: 2020



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