What is the Latitude and Longitude on Congo?
Latitude of Congo is:-1 and Longitude of Congo is: 15
Democratic Republic of Congo, formerly known as Zaire, is an African country. It is situated on the geographical coordinates of 1° South and15° East. Spread over an area of 2,345,409 square kilometers, it has the eighteenth largest population in the world with a total of 70,916,439 people residing there. It shares its boundary with Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi to the east, Atlantic Ocean in the west, Sudan in the north and Angola to the south.
Because of its location near to the Equator, Congo receives a high precipitation and the rate of thunderstorms in Congo is the highest in the world. Congo rainforest is the second largest rainforest in the world after Amazon. The Congo River System that covers an area of around 1,000,000 square kilometers dominates the geography of Congo. The rivers like Ubangi, Kasai and Sangha have an important role to play in the economics and transportation of the country. These rivers that flow in the Atlantic Ocean also form deep canyons known as Livingstone Falls. Mountainous region of the northeastern Congo experience some volcanic activities occasionally.
Economy of Congo depends to a great extent on Mining. Christianity is the religion followed by majority of people in Congo. The presence of a large number of ethnic groups provides diversity to the culture of Congo.
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