Democratic Republic of the Congo Flag
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's flag is a sky blue field with a diagonal red line extending from top left to bottom right corner. A faint yellow fimbriation surrounds the stripe. A yellow star appears in the top left corner of the flag.
The blue hue denotes peace, the red color represents the blood of the country's martyrs, and the yellow color indicates wealth. The star represents the country's future. The flag, which was adopted on February 20, 2006, is one of the few national flags with a diagonal stripe. Tanzania, Namibia, Trinidad & Tobago, and Brunei also have diagonal stripes on their flags.
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a country located in central Africa. It is the second-largest country on the continent by area, and it is home to a diverse array of ethnic groups, languages, and cultures. The DRC is bordered by nine other countries, including Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi to the east, Tanzania and Zambia to the south, Angola and the Republic of the Congo to the west, and the Central African Republic and Sudan to the north. The country's capital is Kinshasa, which is also its largest city.
The DRC has a long and complex history, with a variety of cultures and empires having left their mark on the region. The country was colonized by Belgium in the late 19th century and gained independence in 1960. Since independence, the DRC has faced numerous challenges, including conflict, corruption, and economic instability. In recent years, the country has made progress in rebuilding its infrastructure and strengthening its institutions, but it continues to face significant challenges.
The DRC is rich in natural resources, including minerals such as copper, cobalt, and diamonds. However, the exploitation of these resources has often been marred by corruption and conflict, and many people in the DRC live in poverty. The DRC is also home to a number of national parks and protected areas, including the Virunga National Park, which is home to a large population of gorillas.
|Country codes||CD, COD (ISO 3166-1)|
|Official name||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Religion||95.0% Christianity, 2.5% Traditional faiths, 1.5% Islam, 1.0% Others / None|
|Time zone||UTC+1 to +2 (WAT and CAT)|
|Member of||United Nations|
|Southern African Development Community|
|Population density||40 per Km2 (102 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||45.6 % of the population is urban (40,848,447 people in 2020)|
|Median age||17.0 years|
|Total area||The total land area is 2,267,050 Km2 (875,313 sq. miles)|
|Highest point||Mount Stanley (5 109 m, 16 762 ft)|
|Lowest point||South Atlantic Ocean|
|GDP per capita||$ 577 (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Congolese franc (FC, CDF)|
|Internet TLD||.cd (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Democratic Republic of the Congo Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Democratic Republic of the Congo