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Congo, Democratic republic
(7,568 words)

La République démocratique du Congo (The Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

89,505,000

Area

2,300,000 sq. km (910,000 sq. mi)

Population density

38/sq. km (100/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

3.27% (per 1,000: births 39, deaths 8)

Under 15 years

46%

Urban dwellers

46% (4.33% p.a.)

Largest cities

Kinshasa 14,342,000; Mbuji-Mayi 2,525,000; Lubumbashi 2,478,000; Kananga 1,458,000; Kisangani 1,…

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“Congo, Democratic republic”, 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_02COD>
First published online: 2020



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