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1. What is the official language in Congo? 

FRENCH

2. What provincial languages are spoken in the Congo?
Language used in the provinces of Bandundu and Bas-Congo: 

KIKONGO

Language used in both Kasai Oriental and Kasai Occidentale:

TSHILUBA

Language of Oriental, South and North Kivus, Maniema and Katanga:

SWAHILI

Language of Equateur and primary language used in Kinshasa:

LINGALA

3. What is the year Congo gained its independence? 

1960

4. From which country did Congo gain its independence?

BELGIUM

5. What was the name of the capital Kinshasa before independence?

LEOPOLDVILLE

6. Who was the first president of the Congo ?

KASAVUBU

7. What was the name of the Congo between 1971-1997 ?

ZAIRE

8. Who was the second president of the Congo?

MOBUTU

9. What is the name of the electric power line between Kinshasa and Lubumbashi?

INGASHABA

10. Volcano in eastern Congo nearest to Goma town?

NYIRAGONGO

11. Tallest waterfalls on the African continent? (Hint: Located in Katanga Province)

LOFOI

12. First Nature Reserve in Africa? (Hint: Located in North Kivu) PARC NATIONAL ....?  created in 1872 and now Parc National des Virunga.

ALBERT

13. What are the provincial capitals for the following provinces ?
Bas-Congo

MATADI

Bandundu

BANDUNDUVILLE

Equateur

MBANDAKA

Kasai Occidental

KANANGA

Kasai Oriental

MBUJIMAYI

Province Orientale

KISANGANI

Nord Kivu

GOMA

Sud Kivu

BUKAVU

Maniema

KINDU

Katanga

LUBUMBASHI

 

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