Democratic Republic of the Congo Bordering Countries: Angola
, Central African Republic
, Republic of the Congo
, South Sudan
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Information:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in central Africa. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is bordered by the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania to the east, Zambia and Angola to the south, and the Republic of the Congo to the west.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Cities:
Basankusu, Bemena, Boende, Bolobo, Boma, Bukavu, Bunie, Buta, Cuilo, Dilolo, Fort Portal, Goma, Isiro, Kalemie, Kamina, Kananga, Kenge, Kikwit, Kindu, Kinshasa (Leopoldville), Kisangani (Stanleyville), Kolwezi, Kutu, Likasi, Lisala, Lubumbashi, Lucbo, Lusanga, Madimba, Matadi, Mbandaka (Coquilhatville), Mbanza Nguingu, Mbuji-Mayi (Bakwanga), Mufulira, Mushie, Ndola, Pweto, Tshela, Tshikapa, Uvira and Yumbi.
Democratic Republic of the Congo Locations:
Aruwimi River, Atlantic Ocean, Busira River, Congo River, Fimi River, Giri River, Ikelemba River, Ituri River, Kasai River, Kwango River, Kwilu River, Lac Albert, Lac de Retenue, Lac Edward, Lac Kivu, Lac Mai-Ndombe, Lac Ntomba, Lac Upemba, Lake Mweru, Lake Tanganyika, Lufira River, Lulonga River, Luvua River, Ruki River, Tshuapa River, Ubangi River and Uele River.
Democratic Republic of the Congo Natural Resources:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a number of metallic resources, which include cobalt, copper, manganese, tin, niobium, tantalum, zinc, gold and silver. Fuels for the country include petroleum, uranium, coal, hydropower and timber. In addition to these are industrial and gem diamonds.
Democratic Republic of the Congo Natural Hazards:
There are different types of natural hazards in Democratic Republic of the Congo, depending on location. These include: periodic droughts in south; seasonal flooding of the Congo River; active volcanism in the east, the Great Rift Valley.
Democratic Republic of the Congo Environmental Issues:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a number of environmental issues. There is mining of minerals (coltan, diamonds and gold), which is causing environmental damage. Other environmental issues include: water pollution; deforestation; poaching that threatens wildlife populations. The CIA World Factbook reports that the large number of refugees in Democratic Republic of the Congo are responsible for significant amounts of the country's deforestation, soil erosion, and wildlife poaching.
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