Democratic Republic of the Congo

In South Africa

The D.R. Of the Congo has a republic government.

Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo is one of the few volcanos with a almost permanent lava pool inside it. The pool in, some spots, go down to 600 meters in depth. This volcano has erupted 34 times since 1882, it is 3,470 metes in height. The speed of the lava can get up to 100 km down this steep volcano.

Information

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's biggest import is foodstuffs.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's biggest export is diamonds.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's GDP per capita is $400.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's top two religions are roman catholic and protestant.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's official language is French.

Why Visit?

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has many great sights such as their beautiful waterfalls, mountains, volcanos and even big caves! While staying here you may even learn some French! But it's not just the outside that counts, there's also many caves to visit, imagine seeing a little diamond poking out of a cave wall, purple stalactites and stalagmites everywhere. Think about rushing down the rapids in a small canoe hanging on for dear life, sitting behind a large waterfall, of standing on volcanic rock that had once been rushing down a volcano! See the beautiful wildlife, a baby monkey, okipi, gorillas, kob, African emerald cakukoos, cheetahs, or even a crested barbet! You can go on tours through villages and learn the ways of the people staying there, their traditions, and maybe find out some about the history of the ground you stand on. Get around on a bus, elephant (in certain areas), or even a canoe! Make the Democratic Republic of the Congo your next dream vacation.

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