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Nkayi (Nkayi)

Nkayi is a town and a commune in the Bouenza Department of the Republic of the Congo. It is the country's fourth largest city with a population of 71,620 (2007 census).

Nkayi is a major sugar production centre in the country.

 

Map - Nkayi (Nkayi)

Latitude / Longitude : 4° 11' 2" S / 13° 17' 9" E | Time zone : UTC+1 | Currency : XAF | Telephone : 242  

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Country - Republic of the Congo

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The Republic of the Congo ( République du Congo, Repubilika ya Kôngo), also known as Congo-Brazzaville, the Congo Republic or simply the Congo, is a country located in the western coast of Central Africa. It is bordered by five countries: Gabon to its west; Cameroon to its northwest and the Central African Republic to its northeast; the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southeast and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda to its south; and the Atlantic Ocean to its southwest.

The region was dominated by Bantu-speaking tribes at least 3,000 years ago, who built trade links leading into the Congo River basin. Congo was formerly part of the French colony of Equatorial Africa. The Republic of the Congo was established on the 28th of November 1958 but gained independence from France in 1960. The sovereign state has had multi-party elections since 1992, although a democratically elected government was ousted in the 1997 Republic of the Congo Civil War, and President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who first came to power in 1979, has ruled for 33 of the past 38 years.
Currency / Language  
ISO Currency Symbol Significant figures
XAF Central African CFA franc Fr 0
ISO Language
FR French language
KG Kongo language
LN Lingala language
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Neighbourhood - Country  
  •  Angola 
  •  Cameroon 
  •  Central African Republic 
  •  Democratic Republic of the Congo 
  •  Gabon 

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