Democratic Republic of the Congo


Currency

The official currency of Democratic Republic of the Congo is Franc.

Capital

Kinshasa

Location

Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in Africa.


Democratic Republic of the Congo Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 65,966,000

Estimated population (2000): 49,626,000

Estimated population (1950): 12,184,000

Flag


Democratic Republic of the Congo Flag

Economy

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a vast amount of natural resources. Its untapped raw minerals are estimated to be worth $24 trillion dollars. However, despite its potentials, the economy of Congo is underdeveloped. Corruption, war, and political instability are the main challenges of Congo's economy.