Key: 4980  
Country:
Group: Belgian
Volume: 48
Issued: 524 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 2,345,410 sq.km; Population - 53,620,000; Capital - Kinshasa
A Republic, located in Central Africa. Rich in minerals, economy based on
producing of copper, gold, diamonds, etc.
Formerly BELGIAN CONGO, independent since 1960. Two provinces of Congo unilaterally
declared their independence at approximately the same time: KATANGA
and SOUTH KASAI, both reincorporated into Congo in 1962 and 1963.
In 1971 adopted the name of ZAIRE and since 1997 again as Democratic
Republic of Congo. Indirect UPU membership since 1908 as a Belgian Colony,
direct as Congo from July 1st, 1960. Annual output about 25.
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Inscriptions
CONGO overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo
CONGO
REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO
REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO

Index
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC
 
Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
100 Sengi = 1 Li-Kuta
100 Ma-Kuta = 1 Zaire (1967)
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Related Countries

BELGIAN CONGO
Belgian Congo

KATANGA
Katanga

SOUTH KASAI
South Kasai

ZAIRE
Zaire