Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Physical CharacteristicsRelative Location: Latitude: -4.18Longitude: 15.18Climate: Kinshasa's climate varies somewhat with elevation, though much of it is tropical.Natural Resources: diamonds, petroleum, coal, copper, cobalt, zinc, and gold. Major Physical Features: Congo River, Mitumba Mountains and Congo Basin

Human CharacteristicsPopulation: 77,433,744Languages: Lingala, Kikongo, Tshiluba, and Swahili Religions: Christianity, Islam and KimbanguGDP Per Capita: $400Major Imports ' Expots: Exports: diamonds, crude oil, copper, cobalt and coffeeImports: foodstuffs, consumer goods, machinery (largely mining and transport equipment), and fuelLife Expectancy: 50 male, 53 (female)

Current EventsEducation: The four Bantu languages are used in primary education. Students begin learning French at this time, and by secondary school, French is the language of instruction. At age 14, students choose an area of emphasis, such as literature, sciences, teaching, or math.In order to graduate from high school, students must pass a series of state examinations. Then they graduate from high school. Diseases: Malaria, Yellow Fever, AIDS, Cholera and EbolaEconomy: Most of the population lives in dire poverty. Farmers produce staples such as cassava, corn, coffee (the nation's most important cash crop), sugar, palm oil, rubber, tea, bananas, and timber. The Gdp Per Capita is $400.

Citation-"Congo-Kinshasa." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 23 Feb 2015.-Map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 23 Feb 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/309_2928814/1/309_2928814/cite-"Democratic Republic of the Congo." Britannica School.Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 3 Mar. 2015. .-Cloudy sky at sunset over Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/126_504082/1/126_504082/cite-Yellow fever virus particles, TEM. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/132_1261799/1/132_1261799/cite-Coffee Plantation. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/105_1398468/1/105_1398468/cite-Republic of Congo, March 2011: The Leweme school in Leweme village.. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 3 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/160_207852/1/160_207852/cite

Yellow fever virus Particles

Coffee Plantation

The Congo River

A school in Lemen Village, Congo


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