Congo, officially known as the Republic of the Congo, is a country located in central Africa. It is bordered by several countries including Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda. The country has a diverse geography, with mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The capital and largest city is Brazzaville, and the official languages are French and Lingala. The country has a diverse culture, with over 70 ethnic groups and a mix of Christianity and traditional beliefs. The economy is primarily based on agriculture, with main crops including coffee, cotton, and palm oil. The country has significant mineral deposits, including diamonds, copper, and cobalt, but has faced challenges related to political instability and corruption.