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Congo's Information

Flag of Congo
Land Area 341,500 km2
Water Area 500 km2
Total Area 342,000km2 (#63)
Population 4,852,412 (#124)
Population Density 14.21/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $30.27 Billion
Currency Franc (XAF)
Largest Cities
Congo Flag:
Flag of Congo

The Congo flag was officially adopted on November 20, 1959. It features red, yellow and green, the official Pan-African colors.

Larger Congo flag

Congo Coat of Arms:
Flag of Congo

The Republic of Congo coat of arms displays a shield with a red lion rampant supported by two African elephants.

The national motto "Unité Travail Progrès" ("Unity, Work, Progress") is displayed on a banner draped below the elephants, and a golden crown sits above the shield.

This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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