Congo

By: Jake WItt

Year Founded

The Democratic Republic 0f Congo was founded on June 30, 1960.

History of Congo

Before the Europeans the Congo was controlled by the Kongo tribe. They believed in Christianity and had no big problems. They became allies with the Portuguese. Then when the Belgium came they fought the Congo for their land and the Congo lost. So the Economy and everything else they built up was taking away.

WHo Colonized the Congo

The country of Belgium colonized the Country of Congo.

Received Independence in May 1960.

Famous People

Serge Ibaka - professional basketball player in the us, he play for the Oklahoma City Thunder

Fabrice muamba - Famous soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers

Ethnic Groups

Alur People
Chokwe People
Jewish People
Mongo People