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  Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was adopted in 1997.
The same design was then implemented as the flag of the Congo Free State after the territory was recognized as an official posession of Leopold II at the Berlin Conference.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo   (412 words)

  
 Republic of the Congo Online Research :: Information about Republic of the Congo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Demographics of the Republic of the Congo Brazzaville
The Republic of the Congo, also known as Middle Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, and Congo (but not to be confused with the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire, which was also at one time known as the Republic of the Congo), is a former France Colony of west-central Africa.
Its borders are Gabon, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Gulf of Guinea.
www.in-northcarolina.com /search/Congo_Brazzaville.html   (1081 words)

  
 Flag of the Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of the Republic of the Congo was originally adopted on August 18, 1958.
The colors are the traditional Pan-African colors, and stem from the colors of the flag of Ethiopia.
Republic of the Congo at Flags of the World
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo   (91 words)

  
 Democratic Republic of Congo Historical Flags
The flag was adapted by the addition of six gold stars in the hoist to represent the six provinces of the new state.
The current flag, that is basically the same, has the blue shade defined by Pantone scale, and that definition makes it darker, even if today the light flags are to be seen occasionally, even in official events.
On that 30th June 1963 Congo adopted a flag light blue flag was a red stripe with yellow fimbriations, running from the lower left corner to the upper right coner, and a big yellow five pointed star in the canton.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/cd_hist.html   (366 words)

  
 Congo, Republic of Flag
This Republic of Congo flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
Flag Description: Divided diagonally from the lower hoist side by a yellow band; the upper triangle (hoist side) is green and the lower triangle is red; uses the popular pan-African colors of Ethiopia.
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 Democratic Republic of Congo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to Radio Okapi, Kinshasa, 29 October 2004, the draft of the future Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Congo might include a reversion to the flag used from 1963 to 1971.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is, within the borders fixed on 30 June 1960, a constitutional State, independent, indivisible,social, democratic and secular.
Its emblem shall be a sky blue flag charged with a yellow star in the upper left corner and crossed by a diagonal red stripe finely edged in yellow..
www.fotw.net /flags/cd.html   (534 words)

  
 Image:Congo republic flag large.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to the proper ratios.
Such flags may be eligible for copyright under certain legislations and are protected by Article 6ter of the Paris Convention (Protection of State Emblems, and Names, Abbreviations and Emblems of International Intergovernmental Organizations).
Representations of national flags are subject to copyright as original works of art and do not fall under Bridgeman Art Library Ltd. v.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Congo_republic_flag_large.png   (344 words)

  
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
The Congo, in west-central Africa, is bordered by the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, the Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Congo, Democratic Republic of the, formerly Zaïre, republic (1995 est.
Congo, Democratic Republic of the: History - History Early History The indigenous inhabitants of the region of the Congo were probably Pygmies,...
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 Congo, flag of the Republic of the --  Encyclopædia Britannica
national flag consisting of a diagonal yellow stripe separating a green triangle at the hoist from a red triangle at the fly end.
The flag's width-to-length ratio is 2 to 3.
It is bordered to the west by Gabon, to the northwest by Cameroon, to the north by the Central African Republic, and to the east and south by the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9093841?tocId=9093841   (916 words)

  
 Democratic Republic of Congo - Flag Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flag report's construction sheet may have been done for the government, but I doubt that it was adopted, as too many difficulties are produced in that specification.
All photos I have seen on TV and in the newspapers show the flag is true to the 1960 model except in color of the background, which in the 1960 model had light blue while the current flag photos show dark blue as the field.
However, this proved to be incorrect and the 1960 dark blue flag was later chosen to be the new flag of the renamed Democratic Republic of Congo.
www.buschauer.dynip.com /fotw/flags/cd_const.html   (2081 words)

  
 ICL - Congo - Constitution
The Republic of the Congo is a sovereign and independent State, decentralized, indivisible, secular, democratic, and social.
The Acts of the President of the Republic other than those relative to the nomination of the Prime Minister, referendum message, and submission of laws to the Constitutional Council shall be countersigned by the Prime Minister and, the case arising, by the Ministers charged with their execution.
The President of the Republic and the members of the Government shall be responsible for acts accomplished in the exercise of their functions in conformity with the provisions of Title VIII.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/cf00000_.html   (9605 words)

  
 flagsonline.net Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as the Congo Free State and the Belgium Congo, was a Belgium governed territory until June 1960, when independence was achieved.
A blue flag with a centrally placed yellow five-pointed star was originally flown in the late 19th century by the ruling colonial regime of the Congo Free State, which later became the Belgium Congo.
When the flag was re-adopted in 1997, it maintained the six stars even though the number of provinces in the country had altered.
www.flagsonline.net /congodemrep.htm   (276 words)

  
 Democratic Republic of Congo DRC on the Internet
Causes of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the way forward" by Claude Kabemba) and the complete texts of their most recent policy briefs ("From dilemma to détente: Pretoria's policy options on the DRC and Great Lakes" by Francis Kornegay and Chris Landsberg.
News on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Rwanda.
Congo The Transition, by Ernest Wamba dia Wamba and Mandisi Majavu.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/zaire.html   (9456 words)

  
 Flags of the World
ach flag shown is the flag used by that
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/demcongo.htm   (76 words)

  
 National Flag of Congo, Democratic Republic of
This illustration of the Democratic Republic of Congo Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
www.flagart.com /flags/congo-democratic-republic.htm   (461 words)

  
 Travel Advice for Democratic Republic of the Congo - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in an active seismic region.
When you are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, be aware that local laws and penalties, including ones that appear harsh by Australian standards, do apply to you.
If you are travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whatever the reason and however long you'll be there, we strongly recommend that you register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo   (1682 words)

  
 Government (from Congo) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Under the constitution of 2002, Congo is a republic.
The Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), usually simply called Congo, a small African nation lying west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)—the country formerly known as Zaire, east of Gabon, and south of Cameroon and the Central African Republic in equatorial Africa.
In the former Soviet Union they were republics; in Germany the term is Länder (singular, Land); and in Switzerland the divisions are called cantons.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-40719   (808 words)

  
 Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) - Travel Guide
The Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) is situated in Central Africa and it crosses the equator in the north-central region.
the third largest country in Africa, it is bordered with Central African Republic to the north, Sudan to the northeast, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east, Zambia to the south and southeast, Angola to the southwest, and Angola and the Congo Republic to the west.
The enormous semicircular bend in the river delineates a central depression known as the cuvette, with an average altitude of 1,300 ft. Around this densely forested section, which covers nearly half the area of the country, a succession of plateaus rise gradually to height of over 5,000 ft in the northeast and southeast.
www.africaguide.com /country/zaire   (335 words)

  
 Congolese Flag - Flag Of Congo, Republic of the   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If you would like to use this flag of Congo, Republic of the or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
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www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_congo_republic_of_the.shtml   (274 words)

  
 flagsonline.net Flag of the Republic of the Congo
The Republic of the Congo, sometimes referred to as Congo-Brazzaville (Brazzaville is the country's capital), was a French governed colony from the late 19th century until full independence was declared in August 1960.
The Republic of the Congo was incorporated, along with three other French ruled territories (Gabon, Chad and Ubangi-Shari - now the Central African Republic), into French Equatorial Africa.
The Republic of the Congo's flag displays the pan-African colours of red, yellow and green, which have been adopted by many African ex-colonies and symbolise African independence and unity.
www.flagsonline.net /congorep.htm   (253 words)

  
 ACTED - Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Political profile : Since 1997, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DROC; formerly called Zaire) has been rent by ethnic strife and civil war, touched off by a massive inflow in 1994 of refugees from the fighting in Rwanda and Burundi.
In October 2002, the new president was successful in getting occupying Rwandan forces to withdraw from eastern Congo; two months later, an agreement was signed by all remaining warring parties to end the fighting and set up a government of national unity.
Bordering countries : Angola 2,511 km, 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.
www.acted.org /article/articleview/467/1/51   (316 words)

  
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 Czech Republic, flag of the --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Czech Republic, flag of the --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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Of the two new countries, the Czech Republic was the larger, with a land area of 30,441 square miles (78,842 square kilometers), compared to Slovakia's 18,919...
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 Military.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The early history of the Congo focuses on three tribal kingdoms, the Kongo, the Loango and the Teke.
The economy is a mixture of village agriculture and handicrafts, an industrial sector based largely on oil, support services, and a government characterized by budget problems and overstaffing.
The Congo is mostly made up of forested palisades and savanna lands, with some rainforest.
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 Congo, Democratic Republic of - Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The white saltire comes from the flag of Scotland.
The St Patrick's Cross was, in fact, taken from the arms of the powerful Geraldine family.
The red cross of St George is taken from the flag of England.
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 African Studies Center | Congo Page
The new Constitution of the Congo was approved by referendum on 15 March 1992 with more than 96% assent.
Situated in the north of the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), the Nouabal-Ndoki National Park was created in 1993 to conserve, in its natural state, one of the last examples of an untouched wilderness in the world.
The Nouabal-Ndoki National Park is one of the largest parks in the forested regions of central-west Africa, and contains almost 2 % of all Congo's forests.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Country_Specific/Congo.html   (260 words)

  
 Democractic Republic of the Congo (DRC) map and information page by World Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dissected by the Equator, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), formerly called Zaire, is the third largest country on the African continent.
Commissioned by King Leopold II of Belgium, Henry Stanley was the first European to explore the Congo Basin area.
Climate The Democratic Republic of the Congo is hot and humid both central and west.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/africa/cd.htm   (632 words)

  
 Flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Flag of the Democratic Republic of Congo - This flag features a fully sewn design.
Flags through sizes 6'x10' feature strong, durable solid brass grommets.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
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 Congo, Republic of - Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Congo, Republic of Flag - Hutchinson Country Facts
The flag uses the pan-African colours in a striking design.
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 Congo, Democratic Republic of Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
This 2' X 3' Democratic Republic of Congo flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Congo, Democratic Republic of Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
Congo, Democratic Republic of Flag - Nylon (4' x 6')
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 Congolese Flag - Flag Of Congo, Democratic Republic of the   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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