The Congo Flag

Congo Flag
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The Congo flag was is February of 2006. This is the flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It has the ratio 2:3. It is set on a light blue background. A red diagonal stripes run from the upper right corner to the bottom left corner. It is outlined in yellow. A yellow star is located in the upper left corner.

The Congo flag has a meaning. The yellow stands for wealth, red is for the blood of martyrs, and the star stands for the bright future. Previous versions had the star still, but were a darker blue, and didn’t contain the diagonal bar.

The country is large nation that is located in central Africa. The Congo flag is part of a nation that gained independence from France in 1960. It is considered to be a presidential republic.

The capital city and largest city is Kinshasa. The Congo flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “Debout Congolais”. The national motto is “Justice – Peace – Work”.The currency is called the Franc.

Some interesting facts about the Congo:

religion: Roman Catholicism 50.1%, Protestants 19.9%, Kimbanguist 10.1%, Islam 9.9%, other indigenous beliefs.
languages: French, Lingala, Kikongo, Kingwana, Tshiluba
population: 66,514,701

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