Congo

From Vincentian Encyclopedia

See also Congregation of the Mission - Province of Congo and Daughters of Charity - Province of the Congo

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Congo refers to two neighboring countries in Central Africa. Republic of the Congo (ROC) is also known as Congo-Brazzaville; Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC or DR Congo) is sometimes referred to as Congo-Kinshasa.

"Congo" can also refer to the area drained by the Congro River, which is between the Gulf of Guinea and the African Great Lakes.