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Congo River

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River of central Africa, flowing through Democratic Republic of Congo to the Atlantic Ocean.

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notes for Congo River

One of the world's longest rivers, it is Africa's largest potential source of electric power.

notes for Congo River

Explored separately but simultaneously by the missionary David Livingstone and the journalist Henry Stanley, the Congo was the site of their proverbial encounter. (See “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”)
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