- The Democratic Republic of Congo, formerly Zaire, is the third largest
county in Africa.
- The Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) has an estimated population
of 7.7 million.
- The DRC is the 4th most populous country in Africa & the 19th most
populous in the world.
- There are over 200 ethnic groups in the DRC.
- The DRC borders nine countries: Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi,
Tanzania, Zambia, Angola & the Central African Republic
- The DRC is rich in minerals including diamonds, oil, cobalt & copper.