Democratic Republic of the Congo

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[B]ongo, I don't want to leave the Congo, oh no no no no no! Bingo, bangle, bungle, I'm so happy in the jungle, I refuse to go! ~ The Andrews Sisters and Danny Kaye

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), also known as DR Congo, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. From 1971 to 1997 it was named Zaire. The DRC borders the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, and South Sudan to the north; Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east; Zambia and Angola to the south; and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is the second largest country in Africa by area, the largest in Subsaharan Africa, and the eleventh largest in the world. Its capital is Kinshasa.

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