Congo-Brazzaville (The Republic of Congo)

The Republic of Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda. The country is a former French colony and gained independence in 1960. The official language is French, and the country's population is around 4.9 million. The country has a diverse mix of ethnic groups, with the Kongo, Sangha, and Teke being the largest.

The economy of the Republic of Congo is heavily dependent on oil production, which accounts for more than 90% of its exports. The country also has significant reserves of timber, gold, diamonds, and other minerals. Despite its natural resources, the Republic of Congo remains one of the poorest countries in the world, with a high level of income inequality and a large portion of the population living in poverty.

The government of Congo-Brazzaville is a semi-presidential republic. The President is both the head of state and the head of government, and is elected by popular vote for a five-year term. The country has a unicameral legislature, the National Assembly, consisting of 137 seats.

The country has a rich culture, with traditional dances and music being an important part of the cultural heritage. The country has a diverse mix of ethnic groups, each with its own unique customs and traditions.

The country has been facing a number of challenges, including conflict, political instability, and economic hardship. Despite this, the country has been working to improve its infrastructure, promote economic growth, and improve the standard of living for its citizens.... Show more

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Ease of Doing Business Rank 180
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