Congo, Democratic Republic of the

System of governmentsemi-presidential republic
Country codeCD, COD
FlagCongo, Democratic Republic of the
Capital cityKinshasa
CurrencyCongolese franc (CDF)
Predominant religionCatholic Christianity
Former colonizerBelgium (Kingdom of Belgium)
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
African Union
Population84 004 989 people
(16. place in the world)
Area2 345 410 km2
(11. place in the world)
Density36 people per km2
(142. place in the world)
GDP per capita889 USD per capita
(184. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 3,218
(153. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 18
(167. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,457
(175. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 50,3
(153. place in the world)
Life expectancy60 years
(175. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 42,1
(115. place in the world)
CO2 emissions3,496 Mt CO2/year
(135. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km21 t CO2/km2/year
(180. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capitaN/A
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