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Congo-Brazzaville, Congo or Republic of Congo
Former names: Middle Congo a republic in W Central Africa: formerly the French colony of Middle Congo, part of French Equatorial Africa, it became independent in 1960; consists mostly of equatorial forest, with savanna and extensive swamps; drained chiefly by the Rivers Congo and Ubangi. Official language: French. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Brazzaville. Pop: 3 818 000 (2004 est). Area: 342 000 sq km (132 018 sq miles)
Congo, Congo or Republic of Congo
Republic of Congo, Congo or Republic of Congo

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