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Congo (DRC)

Definition/Scope: Located to the east, the larger of two Central African countries sharing a border and the name Congo, usually distinguised by its full official name (Democratic Republic of the Congo), and occasionally by adding its capital city (Kinshasa). Congo(DRC) has a short 25-mile coastline on the Atlantic Ocean but is otherwise landlocked, being bordered to the west by the Angolan exclave of Cabinda and Congo (ROC); to the north by the Central African Republic and The Sudan; to the east by Uganda, Rwand

Used For:

Belgian Congo
Congo (Leopoldville)
Congo Free State
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DR Congo
DROC (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Republic of Zaire



Broader Terms:

Central Africa
independent states (by name)

Narrower Terms:

Aveba (Congo)
Bunia, Congo
Geti, Congo
Ituri Province, Congo
Kinshasa, Congo
Mbuji Mayi, Congo

Related Terms:

Congo (ROC)
Congo River
Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda
IMF members
UN members
UN Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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