Storm clouds are gathering over democratic republic of congo (drc) once again elections due in 2016 are now almost certain not to happen a political crisis is looming, and congo's already. The wealth of africa congo free state introduction the life of the congo free state was mercifully brief even in its short existence it managed geography the. Republic of the congo, geography of the republic of the congo, the text of the introduction(s) is based on the content of the wikipedia encyclopedia for sources. Introduction tanzania's history is varied — including portuguese exploration, arab domination, german colonization, british administration under a league of nations mandate, and un trusteeship tanganyika gained independence in 1961, and in 1964, zanzibar, also independent, united with the mainland to become the united republic of tanzania.
Country information find articles, fast facts, flags and other information on the culture, geography, and history of every country on earth. Storm clouds are gathering over the democratic republic of congo (drc) once again after the introduction of multi-party politics overwhelming geography. [email protected] exploring africa african studies center michigan state university 427 n shaw lane, room 100 east lansing, mi 48824 dr john metzler.
Geography africa this lesson provides an introduction to the drum set and its history and enables students to perform preliminary new orleans brass band and early. From huge deserts to extremely poor slums these are 25 interesting facts that you might not know about africa geography & travel the second congo war claimed. I introduction 11 the specific characteristics of the democratic republic of congo (drc) provide it with both challenges and opportunities that determine its long-term development path. Republic of the congo: republic of the congo, country situated astride the equator in west-central africa officially known as the republic of the congo, the country is often called congo (brazzaville), with its capital added parenthetically, to distinguish it from neighbouring democratic republic of the congo, which is.
The kingdom of kongo examples of this are the introduction of kikongo words to translate christian concepts l'ancien congo après les archives romaines. The congo basin makes up one of the most important wilderness areas left on earth at 500 million acres, it is larger than the state of alaska and stands as the world's second-largest tropical forest a mosaic of rivers, forests, savannas, swamps and flooded forests, the congo basin is teeming. Central africa is the core region of the african continent which includes burundi, the central african republic, chad, the democratic republic of the congo, and rwanda middle africa (as used by the united nations when categorising geographic subregions) is an analogous term that includes angola, cameroon, the central african republic, chad, the democratic republic of the congo, equatorial.
The democratic republic of the congo (drc) is a country located in central africa with a short atlantic ocean coastline neighboring countries include angola, burundi, central african republic, republic of the congo, rwanda, south sudan, tanzania, uganda, and zambia the geography includes active. Democratic republic of the congo: geography and history of the democratic republic of the congo, with maps, introduction & quick facts land. Congo (democratic republic of the) introduction the 2016 human development report (hdr) focuses on how human development can be ensured for. Map skills teacher resources democratic republic of congo - map skills 5th - 7th introduction to world geography 6th - 8th. Congo river (4 million square kilometers/155 million square miles) population density africa: human geography related materials key concepts continents.
Culture of republic of congo - history, people, women, beliefs, food, customs, family, social, dress bo-co location and geography since the introduction of. The congo rainforest is known for its high levels of biodiversity, including more than 600 tree species and 10,000 animal species some of its most famous residents. Read national geographic's picks on destinations around the world. Britain's development programme in the democratic republic of congo is managed by: dfid democratic republic of congo british embassy introduction 7.
An overview of the physical geography of africa some of the world's largest and longest rivers found in africa, eg the nile, zambezi, congo and the niger the. David attenborough's new africa series travels through the vast and diverse continent of africa, from the soaring atlas mountains to the cape of good hope, the brooding jungles of the congo to the. Introduction congo kŏng´gō [ key ] or zaïre zī´ēr, zäēr´ [ key ] , great river of equatorial africa, c2,720 mi (4,380 km) long, formed by the waters of the lualaba river and its tributary, the luvua river, and flowing generally n and w through congo (kinshasa) to the atlantic ocean.