Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • IPA(key): /ˌdɛməˈkɹætɪk ɹɪˈpʌblɪk əv ðə ˈkɒŋɡəʊ/
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the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  1. A large central African nation, formerly called Zaire, whose capital is Kinshasa.

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Though not official, the form Democratic Republic of Congo is attested and indeed slightly more common.[1]

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