Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Official name:Democratic Republic of the Congo
Capital:Kinshasa
Area:total: 2,345,410 sq km
water: 77,810 sq km
land: 2,267,600 sq km
Climate:tropical; hot and humid in equatorial river basin; cooler and drier in southern highlands; cooler and wetter in eastern highlands; north of Equator - wet season April to October, dry season December to February; south of Equator - wet season November to March, dry season April to October
Location:Central Africa, northeast of Angola
Geographic coordinates:0 00 N, 25 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly less than one-fourth the size of the US
Land boundaries:total: 10,730 km
border countries: Angola 2,511 km (of which 225 km is the boundary of Angola's discontiguous Cabinda Province), Burundi 233 km, Central African Republic 1,577 km, Republic of the Congo 2,410 km, Rwanda 217 km, Sudan 628 km, Tanzania 459 km, Uganda 765 km, Zambia 1,930 km
Coastline:37 km
Terrain:vast central basin is a low-lying plateau; mountains in east
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Pic Marguerite on Mont Ngaliema (Mount Stanley) 5,110 m

Map of Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Map of Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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