Democratic Republic of the Congo

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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Kinshasa is the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa is the capital and the largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the Congo River.

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Geography of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is located in central sub-Saharan Africa, bounded by (clockwise from the southwest) Angola, the South Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania across Lake Tanganyika, and Zambia. The country lies between latitudes 6°N and 14°S, and longitudes 12° and 32°E. It straddles the Equator, with one-third to the North and two-thirds to the South.