Kinshasa is one of the most populated cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 04.20S latitude / 15.15E longitude. For routing in Kinshasa, please check the free driving directions Kinshasa service below.
When you visit the Democratic Republic of Congo, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, and the officially used currency is Congolese franc (CDF).
Kinshasa, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 169 900 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Kinshasa counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Democratic Republic of Congo, bears 84 004 989 sum citizens spreading on its 905 355,14 sq mi / 2 344 860 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in the Democratic Republic of Congo is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Paix, Justice, Travail (Justice, Peace, Work), while salute for the national anthem called: Debout Congolais (Arise, Congolese).
Google maps Kinshasa, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo and the neighboring countries like Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Democratic Republic of Congo Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Congo, in west-central Africa, is bordered by the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, and the Atlantic Ocean. It is one-quarter the size of the U.S. The principal rivers are the Ubangi and Bomu in the north and the Congo in the west, which flows into the Atlantic. The entire length of Lake Tanganyika lies along the eastern border with Tanzania and Burundi.