|The Democratic Republic of the Congo||Esungi Guy Botetsi||1495|
|The Democratic Republic of the Congo||Mimbasa Kutesa Willy||1760|
|The Democratic Republic of the Congo||Kabamwanishi Mashala||0|
|The Democratic Republic of the Congo||Masiala Mayuku Eddy||0|
|The Democratic Republic of the Congo||Mpunga Michel Mafu||0|
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, the former Belgian Congo, East Congo, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. Formerly known as Zaire between 1971 and 1997.The DRC borders the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north; Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east; Zambia to the south; Angola to the southwest; and the Republic of the Congo and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is the second-largest country in Africa (largest in Sub-Saharan Africa) by area and 11th largest in the world. With a population of over 78 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populated officially Francophone country, the fourth most-populated nation in Africa, and the 17th most populated country in the world.