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Congo, Republic of the

Republic in west-central Africa, bordered by Cameroon and the Central African Republic to the north, Democratic Republic of Congo to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean and Gabon to the west. Brazzaville is its capital and largest city.

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It achieved independence from France in 1960.
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