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Congo Brazzaville

Congo Brazzaville

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Categories:Topics, Art & Design
Published by: coolcool12 on Jul 26, 2011
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 Gross Domestic Product : $ 15.6 BillionPer Capita GDP- $ 3,900Literacy Rate - 83.8%Life Expectancy:Males: 53.3 Females: 55.8Infant Mortality Rate- 77.9 per 1000Arable Land- 1%Population Density- 31.3 per sq mi.HIV/AIDS rate- 3.5%Number of people living with HIV/AIDS- 77,000% of people with access to safe drinking water- 50%
Congo-Brazzaville has a tropical-rainy climate from March to June.Then from June to October there’s a dry season. Usually the temperaturesare high and very humid. 
Flag Description
The green part of the flag stands for the farming and the forestsin Congo-Brazzaville. The yellow stands for the nobility and friendshipof the people in Congo-Brazzaville.Finally the red stands for thestruggle of independence.
 The Congo River 
The Congo River is the 8th longest river in the worldbeing 2,914 miles long. The Congo River gets about90 inches of rain per year. The Congo river has 30 waterfalls,and thousands of islands (about 50 of the island are more than 10 miles in length.)People use the river for transportation, farming, and fishing. Some of the crops there arepeanuts, cotton, tobacco, and sugar cane crops. The problem in the Congo River now, is thatpollution is happening due to gasoline-powered barges.
 Country Name Origin
Congo-Brazzaville was named after the 15th kingdom of Kongowhich ruled on both sides of the Congo River. Also used to beenknown as Zaire.
This is a fish dinner commonly eaten in Congo-Brazzavilleduring dinnertime. The culture in Congo-Brazzaville has food taboos.In Congo-Brazzaville it is forbidden to eat meat from someones totem. 
 This are the houses people in Congo-Brazzavillecommonly live in.90% of houses are privately owned.People usually rent their house on a long time basis. The currency in Congo-Brazzaville isCFA Franc. The currency is common in Gabon,Chad,Cameroon,Central African Republic,and Equatorial Guinea.USA dollars can be exchanged for GFA Franc. 

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