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Brazzaville (Republic of Congo)

(Capital city)

Last modified: 2022-10-22 by bruce berry
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image by Tomislav Šipek, 18 May 2016

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Background Brazzaville is the capital and and largest city of the Republic of the Congo (also known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from the Republic of the Congo and is located on the northern side of the Congo River.  The city of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lies across the Congo River on the southern side. Together, the combined conurbation of Kinshasa-Brazzaville has about 12 million inhabitants (although significant political and infrastructure challenges prevent the two cities from functioning with any meaningful connection). Over a third of the population of the Republic of Congo lives in the capital, and it is home to 40% of non-agricultural employment. It is also a financial and administrative capital.

Tomislav Šipek, 18 May 2016


Flag of Brazzaville

image sent by Tomislav Šipek, 18 May 2016

According to the FOTW Facebook page, the flag of Brazzaville has a white field with the city Coat of Arms in colour in the centre.

Tomislav Šipek, 18 May 2016