Colossal Congo

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The attractions for Democratic Republic of Congo is of their historic buildings and museums. Congo also has a lot of famous land features , one of them is a natural forest called the '' Symphonies Naturelles.''

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GDP - per capita (PPP):

$700 (2014 est.)

$700 (2013 est.)

$600 (2012 est.)

note: data are in 2014 US dollars

country comparison to the world: 227

Gross national saving:

6.1% of GDP (2014 est.)

4.7% of GDP (2013 est.)

5.8% of GDP (2012 est.)

country comparison to the world: 161

GDP - composition, by end use:

household consumption: 71.7%

government consumption: 13.3%

investment in fixed capital: 21.4%

investment in inventories: -1%

exports of goods and services: 33.3%

imports of goods and services: -38.9%

(2014 est.)

GDP - composition, by sector of origin:

agriculture: 21.2%

industry: 33.2%

services: 45.7% (2014 est.)

Agriculture - products:

coffee, sugar, palm oil, rubber, tea, cotton, cocoa, quinine, cassava (manioc, tapioca), bananas, plantains, peanuts, root crops, corn, fruits; wood products


mining (copper, cobalt, gold, diamonds, coltan, zinc, tin, tungsten), mineral processing, consumer products (textiles, plastics, footwear, cigarettes), metal products, processed foods and beverages, timber, cement, commercial ship repair

Industrial production growth rate:

9.2% (2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 11

Labor force:

27.61 million (2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 24

Labor force - by occupation:

agriculture: NA%

industry: NA%

services: NA%

Unemployment rate:


Population below poverty line:

63% (2012 est.)

Household income or consumption by percentage share:

lowest 10%: 2.3%

highest 10%: 34.7% (2006)


revenues: $5.806 billion

expenditures: $6.385 billion (2014 est.)

Taxes and other revenues:

16.2% of GDP (2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 185

Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-):

-1.6% of GDP (2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 83

Public debt:

21.5% of GDP (2014 est.)

21.1% of GDP (2013 est.)

country comparison to the world: 148

Fiscal year:

calendar year

Stock of domestic credit:

$2.607 billion (31 December 2014 est.)

$2.212 billion (31 December 2013 est.)

country comparison to the world: 133

Market value of publicly traded shares:


Current account balance:

-$3.291 billion (2014 est.)

-$3.479 billion (2013 est.)

country comparison to the world: 160


$12.98 billion (2014 est.)

$11.61 billion (2013 est.)

country comparison to the world: 86

Exports - commodities:

diamonds, copper, gold, cobalt, wood products, crude oil, coffee

Exports - partners:

China 39.3%, Zambia 24.7%, Italy 8.6%, Belgium 4.4% (2014)


$11.98 billion (2014 est.)

$10.81 billion (2013 est.)

country comparison to the world: 94

Imports - commodities:

foodstuffs, mining and other machinery, transport equipment, fuels

Imports - partners:

China 19.6%, South Africa 17.9%, Zambia 15.9%, Belgium 6.1%, Zimbabwe 4.9% (2014)

Reserves of foreign exchange and gold:

$1.443 billion (31 December 2015 est.)

$1.557 billion (31 December 2014 est.)

country comparison to the world: 125

-- The economy/GDP was kind of bad because it was among one of the lowest Regional Ranking.

Country Food

Food: Food get traditionally eaten with one figures. People eat beans, rice,fish and other vegetables with various sauces.

For breakfast people in Congo often eat bread-like donuts dipped in a sauce or sugar. French bread,tea and coffee are popular too.

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Culture: The main language spoken are French, (Ki)swahili, Lingala, Tshiluba, and Kikongo.Over 70% of Congolese are Christians.The rest follow African religion, Islam and other beliefs.

A proper greeting is to shake hands with the right hands. -

Music and dance are of huge importance to Congolese people. The region’s music is sometimes referred to as ‘musique Zaïroise’ (from Zaire, the old name of the country).

A unique style arose in the region from the jazz and rumba bands of the 1940s and 1950s. Today, this popular style of African music is known as soukous.

Many instruments are handmade and bandsfrequently form on the streets of towns and cities. In Goma, an annual Skiff arts festival is held as a showcase for the region’s music, poetry and films.


Who is the Ruler of the kind lands?

The government type in Congo is republic, as of right now the President is Joseph Kabila.
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