The Republic of the Congo (French: République du Congo), also known as Congo Republic, West Congo, or Congo-Brazzaville, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by five countries: Gabon to the west; Cameroon to the northwest; the Cent…
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Cabinda (also spelled Kabinda, formerly Portuguese Congo, known locally as Tchiowa) is an exclave and province of Angola, a status that has been disputed by many political organizations in the territory. The capital city is also called Cabinda.
Pointe-Noire is the second largest city in the Republic of the Congo, following the capital of Brazzaville, and an autonomous department since 2004. Before this date it was the capital of the Kouilou region (now a separate department). It is situate…
Maya–Maya Airport (IATA: BZV, ICAO: FCBB) is an airport located in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo.
The Ubangi River (/juːˈbæŋɡi/ or /uːˈbæŋɡi/), also spelled Oubangui, is the largest right-bank tributary of the Congo River of Central Africa. It begins at the confluence of the Mbomou and Uele Rivers and flows west, then bends to the southwest and …
Antonio Agostinho Neto International Airport (IATA: PNR, ICAO: FCPP), is an airport located in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo.
The Republic of the Congo is located in the western part of Central Africa. Situated on the Equator, it is bordered by the Angola exclave of Cabinda to the south (231 km), the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south and east (1,229 km), the Ce…
Mayoko District is a district in the Niari Department of south-western Republic of the Congo. The capital lies at Mayoko. It has a northern border with Gabon.
Lake Tele (French Lac Télé) is a freshwater lake located in the north-east of the Republic of the Congo.
Dolisie, known as Loubomo between 1975 and 1991, is a city in the western province of Niari in the Republic of the Congo. It is the country's third largest city, and an important commercial centre.
The Nabemba Tower, also known as Elf Tower, is an office skyscraper in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. At 106 metres and 30 floors it is the tallest building in the Republic of the Congo. It is named after Mont Nabemba, the highest mountain in t…
The Brazzaville–Kinshasa Bridge is a proposed road-rail bridge planned to connect Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo and Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which are major capital cities on the Congo River.
Owando is a town in the central Republic of the Congo, lying on the Kouyou River. It is the capital of Cuvette Department and an autonomous commune. It is home to a market and has an airport.
Makoua is a town in the Republic of the Congo, lying at the southern edge of the rainforest, north of Owando. It is home to an airport.
The Kouilou-Niari River — also spelled Kwilu, Kwila, or Kwil — is the most important river flowing to the Atlantic ocean of the Republic of the Congo coast. Moreover, it entire drainage area is completely in the Republic of the Congo. The river is c…
Kouilou is a department of the Republic of the Congo. Covering the country's coastline, it has an area of 13,650 square kilometres and at the start of 2007 it was home to about 91,955 people. The department borders Niari Department, the commune of P…
Impfondo is a town in the north eastern Republic of the Congo with a population of around 20,000 people, lying on the Oubangui River. It is home to an airport and is linked by river barge to Brazzaville and to Bangui.
Ewo is a village in the Republic of the Congo that serves as the administrative center of Ewo District and the Cuvette-Ouest region.
Bouenza is a department of the Republic of the Congo in the southern part of the country. It borders the departments of Lékoumou, Niari, and Pool, and internationally, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The regional capital is Madingou.
Ouesso is a town in the northern Republic of the Congo, lying on the Sangha River and surrounded by rainforest. It is linked by ferry with Brazzaville and is known for the pygmy people who live nearby.
Odzala National Park is a national park in the Cuvette-Ouest Region of the Republic of the Congo. Founded in 1935, the park now covers 13,600 km2.
Djambala is the main town of Djambala District and the Plateaux Region of the Republic of Congo.
Lékoumou is a department of the Republic of the Congo in the southern part of the country. It borders the departments of Bouenza, Niari, Plateaux, and Pool, and the nation of Gabon. The regional capital is Sibiti.
Cuvette-Ouest (or Western Cuvette) is a department of the Republic of the Congo in the western part of the country. It borders the departments of Cuvette and Sangha, and Gabon. The capital is Ewo.
Diosso is a town in the Republic of Congo, lying about 25 kilometres north of Pointe-Noire in the Kouilou Department along National Highway 5. It was the capital of the Loango Kingdom and is home to its rulers' mausoleum.
Stade Alphonse-Massamba-Débat (also named Stade de la Revolution) in Brazzaville is the national stadium of the Republic of the Congo. It is used for football matches and also has an athletics track and a handball court. It hosts the home games of C…
Sibiti is a town located in the Lékoumou Region of the Republic of the Congo. It is also the region's capital and Sibiti District seat.
Mouyondzi is a town and seat of Mouyondzi District in the Bouenza Region of Congo-Brazzaville.
Mayoko is a town in the Mayoko District, Niari Department, east of the Republic of the Congo.
Madingo-Kayes is a town lying at the mouth of the Kouilou River on the Atlantic Ocean of the Republic of the Congo.
Epena is a city and seat of Epena District in the Likouala Region of northeastern Republic of the Congo.
Dongou is a city and seat of Dongou District in the Likouala Region of northeastern Republic of the Congo.
The Yanga derailment occurred on 21 June 2010 when a train travelling between Brazzaville and Pointe Noire in the Republic of the Congo was derailed and plunged into a ravine. At least 60 people were initially reported to have been killed and hundre…
Pointe-Noire Bay (French: Baie de Pointe-Noire) is a small bay in the Republic of the Congo, at (4.7433333°S 11.8252778°E).
Mossendjo is a town located in the Niari Region of the Republic of the Congo.
Mbinda is a town in the Republic of Congo, lying on the border with Gabon.