Key: 3030  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 30
Issued: 1744 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 342,000 sq.km; Population - 2,894,000; Capital - Brazzaville
A Republic, located in central west Africa, on the equator. Economy based on
agriculture, forestry and mining.
Formerly MIDDLE CONGO and part of the FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA colony since
1910. In 1958 it became an autonomous member state of the Community of FRANCE,
fully independent since August 15th, 1960. The current name of the state is
People's Republic of the Congo, adopted in 1970.
First stamps issued in 1959. Direct UPU membership from July 5th, 1961. Annual
output about 40.
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Inscriptions
REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO
REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DU CONGO

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Related Countries

MIDDLE CONGO
Middle Congo

FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA
French Equatorial Africa

FRANCE
France