Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Climate of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo lies on the Equator, with one-third of the country to the north and two-thirds to the south. The climate is hot and humid in the river basin and cool and dry in the southern highlands, with a cold, alpine climate in the Rwenzori Mountains.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Congolese cuisine

The cuisine of the Democratic Republic of the Congo varies widely, representing the food of indigenous people. Cassava is generally the staple food usually eaten with other side dishes.

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Overview of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Officially name: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Capital: Kinshasa

Largest city: Kinshasa

Official language: French

Government: Semi-presidential republic