Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo has around 10,000 species of tropical plant and many wild animals including Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees and forest Elephants. 

The most famous Congo rainforest tribe is the Pygmy tribe. The average height for Pygmy man and woman are  4ft 10in and 4ft 1in. 

The Republic of the Congo is in Central Africa, with a population of 5.24 million people. It’s capital is Brazzaville, and their currency is Central African CFA franc (XAF). The official language in the Republic of the Congo is French. 

They celebrate many holidays including:

  1. New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
  2. Easter (Date Varies)
  3. Labor Day (May 1)
  4. Ascension Day (Date Varies)
  5. Pentecost Monday (Date Varies)
  6. Reconciliation Day (Jun 10)
  7. Independence Day (Aug 15)
  8. All Saints’ Day (Nov 1)
  9. Republic Day (Nov 28)
  10. Christmas Day (Dec 25)
Fun activities to do

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!