Congo, Democratic Republic of the
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a country located in central Africa. It is the second-largest country on the continent and has a diverse geography, including rainforests, savannas, and mountains. The country has a long history of political instability and conflict, including a civil war that began in 1996 and has caused widespread displacement and human rights abuses. Despite these challenges, the DRC has significant natural resources, including diamonds, copper, and cobalt, and has the potential for economic growth and development. The country is also home to a rich cultural heritage, with over 450 ethnic groups and more than 700 languages spoken.