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||Republic of the Congo, a country in Central Africa south of Gabon and north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Republic of the Congo was formerly known as the French Congo. Its capital is Brazzaville.
||Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country in Central Africa north of Angola and south of the Republic of the Congo. The Democratic Republic of the Congo was formerly known as Zaire (1971-1997) and as the Belgian Congo (1908-1960). Its capital is Kinshasa.
||a river of Central Africa flowing into the Atlantic Ocean; Zaire.