Congo River


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Congo River

A river of central Africa flowing about 4,700 km (2,920 mi) north, west, and southwest through the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Atlantic Ocean. Its remotest tributaries rise in northern Zambia. For much of its latter course the river forms the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo.
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Noun1.Congo River - a major African river (one of the world's longest)Congo River - a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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a wholly owned subsidiary, is the leading participant in the rehabilitation of the 1440MW Inga II Hydro-electric station on the Congo River in the DRC.
Colonel Blashford-Snell has led more than 100 expeditions during which his El Primero chronograph has been through the most testing of conditions, like the intense cold of Alaska, extreme humidity of the swamps of Central and South America, the jungles and cataracts of the Blue Nile and Congo River, and the intense heat of the desert.
A water-stained map of the Congo River, drawn by Henry Morton Stanley fetched nearly $130,000 at Christie's in London.
Zilinski went on to say, "This play is analogous to the very successful deep-water Angola trend located offshore from the Congo River Delta, which as yet remains untested in the vicinity of the Orange River Delta.
With water cut off by the electricity breakdown, groups of women trod back and forth to the shores of the Congo River to fill basins with brown, polluted water for their families.
Kekele is a Lingala word (Lingala being the lingua franca of the Congos) for a fibrous vine that climbs trees in the tropical forests of the Congo River basin.
a wholly owned subsidiary, is the leading participant in the rehabilitation of the 1440MW Inga II Hydro electric station on the Congo River in the DRC.
Inga 3 is the first part of the 40,000MW Grand Inga project located on the Congo River.
The purpose of President Bongo's visit is to consolidate the two countries' strong bilateral relationship and to explore additional areas of cooperation, including regional stability and environmental protection, most notably the Congo River Basin Initiative.
The company has already agreed to fund a feasibility study into building a third hydroelectric power station at Inga on the Congo River.
Then after riding the Nemesis, Oblivion, Congo River Rapids and other top attractions they will be able to buy a DVD of their day out.
Charging President Kabila with corruption and nepotism, rebel leaders have captured the western Congo River port town of Matadi in their bid to overthrow him.