Where is the Congo?

Congo is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -0.228021 and longitude 15.827659 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 0° 13' 40.88'' S
  • 15° 49' 39.57'' E

You can see the location of Congo on the world map below:

Congo Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Congo (CG) are:

  1. Angola (AO)
  2. Cameroon (CM)
  3. Central African Republic (CF)
  4. Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) (CD)
  5. Gabon (GA)

Maritime Borders

Republic of the Congo borders with the Atlantic Ocean.

Pin showing Congo on a map

Congo (the) Related Content

Congo Key Facts

CountryCongo (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: -0.228021
Longitude: 15.827659
Country CodesAlpha 2: CG
Alpha 3: COG
Country Flag Emoji🇨🇬
Int. Phone Prefix+242
Capital cityBrazzaville
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Southern Africa
Country Area342,000 sq km
Population 20215,657,017
World Rank: 114
Median Age18.2
Life expectancy63.5
Major languagesFrench
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.cg
Biggest AirportMaya-Maya Airport (Brazzaville)
Average temperature27.00 °C
80.60 °F
Administrative Divisions12 departments
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Congo Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyCFA Franc (XAF)
GDP in 2020$10.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 143
GDP per capita in 2020$1,900
World Rank: 148
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, agriculture, forestry, manufacturing
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, France, United States, South Africa, Belgium
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, United States, France, Italy, South Korea

Biggest Cities in Congo

Here are the largest cities in Congo based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Brazzaville 1,827,000
Pointe-Noire 829,134
Dolisie 103,894
Kayes 62,521
Mossendjo 30,936
Ouesso 28,179
Owando 23,952
Sibiti 22,811
Madingou 22,760
Gamboma 20,877

Map of Congo with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Africa Region