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Geography Statistics of Congo

Congo's Information

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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
  • Coastline: 105 miles (169 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 132,046 sq miles (342,000 sq km)
    (water) 193 sq miles (500 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 131,853 sq miles (341,500 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 10 regions and 1 commune*; Bouenza, Brazzaville*, Cuvette, Cuvette-Ouest, Kouilou, Lekoumou, Likouala, Niari, Plateaux, Pool, Sangha
  • Horizontal Width: 247.48 miles (398.27 km) from Kayes east to Brazzaville
  • Vertical Length: 349.5 miles (562.46 km) from Ouesso south to Brazzaville

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (5) Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Gabon
  • Geographic Center: About 17.94 miles (28.87 km) west of Owando
  • Highest Point: Mount Berongou 2,962 ft. (903 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
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