The Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in Africa Great Lakes region of Central Africa. Kinshasa is the capital city of Congo and Democratic republic of Congo is the second largest country of Africa and eleventh largest in the world. It is fourth most populous country of Africa and nineteenth most populous in the world.
To its north Congo is bordered by the Sudan and Central African Republic. Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi in the east; the Atlantic Ocean to the west; Zambia to the south and is separated from Tanzania by Lake Tanganyika in the east.
Due to its wildlife national park and rain forests it is listed in World UNESCO heritage site. Top places in Democratic republic of Congo are
- Kahuzi-Biega National Park
- Virunga National Park
- Salonga National Park
- Garamba National Park
- Okapi wildlife reserves
- Falls of Zongo
- Nyiragongo Volcano
To see the Gorillas and hippopotamus Virunga National Park is the best place. There are also many other wildlife animals that you can find in Congo including white and black rhinos, elephants, Gorillas and reptiles.
Kinshasa is the capital where you can visit shopping malls, budget hotels and enjoy the nightlife in Matonge where you can find a lot of night clubs and shopping malls. Falls of Zongo is also an excitement to enjoy the nature’s beauty and thrilling waters and fresh water life. Nyiragongo Volcano is a must see for visitors. Lava Lake is exciting but is dangerous to look for.