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Congo, Democratic Republic of the(Encyclopedia)Congo, Democratic Republic of the, formerly Zaïrez´r, zär´ [key], republic (2015 est. pop. 76,197,000), c.905,000 sq mi (2,344,000 sq km), central Africa. It borders on Angola in the southwe...
Congo Republic(Encyclopedia)Congo Republic: see Congo, Republic of the.
Congo, Republic of the(Encyclopedia)Congo, Republic of the, republic (2015 est. pop. 4,996,000), 132,046 sq mi (342,000 sq km), W central Africa; also known as the Congo Republic. Congo is bordered on the west by Gabon; on the north by ...
Belgian Congo(Encyclopedia)Belgian Congo: see Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
Congo, Belgian(Encyclopedia)Congo, Belgian: see Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
Zaïre(Encyclopedia)Zaïre, country, Africa: see Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
Congo(Encyclopedia)Congo kng´g [key] or Zaïrez´r, zär´ [key], great river of equatorial Africa, c.2,720 mi (4,380 km) long, formed by the waters of the Lualaba River and its tributary, the Luvua River, an...
Congo, kingdom of the(Encyclopedia)Congo, kingdom of the: see Kongo, kingdom of.
Kasavubu, Joseph(Encyclopedia)Kasavubu, Joseph ksvoo´boo, kä´s– [key], 1917?–1969, African political leader, president of the Republic of the Congo (1960–65, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). He studi...
Democratic party(Encyclopedia)Democratic party, American political party; the oldest continuous political party in the United States. Origins in Jeffersonian Democracy When political alignments first emerged in George Washington's...
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