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Located in Democratic Republic of the Congo :: DRC
Category: Places :: Country

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The Congo is sometimes confused with the Democratic Republic of Congo formerly known as Zaïre, which is on the opposite side of the Congo River. It is also known as the Republic of Congo and offers a friendlier and safer visit than its neighbour. The capital of the Congo is Brazzaville, and outside the capital, attractions include surf at pointe-Noire, white-water rapids at the Congo River and the Odzala National Park which is one of Africa's largest and least known ecosystems. The Congo is mostly known for its lowland gorillas and wild chimpanzees. The Congo's greatest asset is the Congolese. Some travel tips, parts of the Congo is unsafe to travel like the Pool region, along the Ubangi River border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, also on the road and rail between Brazzaville and Point Noire. A visa is required to enter the Congo. The currency used in the Congo is Central African franc (CFA). Health risks in the Congo some special precautions need to be taken for Typhoid, Polio and Malaria and in some areas Bilharzia. You will need a vaccination certificate for Yellow fever and Cholera.

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