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Congo... or Congo?

For each statement, guess whether it applies to D.R. Congo or the Republic of the Congo or both.
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: January 10, 2020
First submittedAugust 28, 2019
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1. Brazzaville is its capital
D.R. Congo
Republic of the Congo
2. The Equator runs through it
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
Both
3. Was colonized by France
Republic of the Congo
Both
D.R. Congo
D.R. Congo was a Belgian colony
4. Formerly known as Zaire
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
5. Has longer coastline
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
D.R. Congo: 211 km, Republic of the Congo: 176
6. Has played at the FIFA World Cup
Republic of the Congo
Both
D.R. Congo
7. Used to have a Communist government
Both
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
8. Borders the African Great Lakes
Both
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
D.R Congo borders the lake of Kivu, Mweru, Tanganyika, Edward and Albert
9. Was involved in the Second Congo War (also known as African World War)
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
Both
10. Is heavily dependent on crude oil
Republic of the Congo
Both
D.R. Congo
D.R. Congo's primary export is different types of metals and minerals, mostly copper
11. Borders the Angolan exclave of Cabinda
D.R. Congo
Both
Republic of the Congo
12. Has a majority Protestant population
D.R. Congo
Both
Republic of the Congo
In D.R. Congo the majority are Catholic
13. Lubumbashi is the second biggest city
Republic of the Congo
D.R. Congo
14. Has a higher average elevation
D.R. Congo
Republic of the Congo
15. Is the westernmost
D.R. Congo
Republic of the Congo
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Level 29
Feb 17, 2022
What is your source for the DRC having a longer coastline? Everything I've seen says that Republic of Congo has a significantly longer coastline
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Level 50
Apr 7, 2022
I don't know what theyve done to get that data but I have a feeling they've counted the great lakes in DRCs coastline