The relatively new flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was officially adopted on May 17, 1997.
It was flown by Kabila military forces during a successful coup d'etat. The six gold stars are said to represent the original provinces of Congo, formerly Zaire.
Larger Democratic Republic of the Congo flag
Democratic Republic of the Congo Coat of Arms:
The coat of arms of the Democratic Republic of the Congo displays a leopard head bordered by an elephant tusk and spear.
The national motto, "Justice, Paix, Travail" ("Justice, Peace, Work") is displayed on a ribbon below.
Democratic Republic Of The Congo's Information
|Land Area||2,267,048 km2|
|Water Area||77,810 km2|
|Total Area||2,344,858km2 (#11)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$65.04 Billion|
|More Information||Democratic Republic Of The Congo|
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