Congo

ACT in Congo

Organisations funding work in Congo
About Congo
  • Population: 4.36 million (World Bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Brazzaville
  • Area: 342,000 sq km (132,047 sq miles)
  • Major languages: French, indigenous African languages
  • Major religions: Christianity, indigenous African beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 53 years (men), 55 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Oil, timber, plywood, sugar, cocoa, coffee, diamonds
  • GNI per capita: US $1,970 (World Bank, 2008)