Republic of Congo

Independence Day15 August 1960
Official languageFrench
Capital CityBrazzaville
Population5,260,750
Proven Oil Reserves as at 20181,227 billion barrels
Proven Gas Reserves as at 2018)250 Billion Sm3
Crude Oil Production as at 2019332,598 barrels/day
LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) production as at 20193,313 barrels/day
Natural gas production as at 20191,705 kSm3/day
Nominal GDP (2019)8 047.6 Billion FCFA (Min. of Economy)
GDP per capita in 2019     2843.6 USD (Min. of Economy)
Gross National Income in 2018 1,640 USD (World Bank)

Summary

Population: 5,260,750 The main official symbols of the Republic of Congo are: the national flag, the Republic, the motto, the national anthem, the seal, the coat of arms and the official portrait of the President of the Republic. The coat of arms of the Republic of the Congo is fixed as follows: Or on a fess wavy Vert a lion rampant Gules armed and langued Vert holding a torch Sable inflamed Gules. Special Forest Crown. The shield is supported by two elephants Sable, tusked Or, issuant from the flanks of the shield and supported by a tree trunk Gules. Within the gold circle of the forest coronet: “Republic of Congo” in letters Gules on a scroll Or. Motto: “Unity-Labour-Progress” in letters Gules on a scroll

H.E. Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO

President

Mr. Jean-Marc THYSTERE-TCHICAYA

Minister of Hydrocarbons

Mr. Jean-Noël BONGO MAKAYA

APPO Executive Board Member

Mr. Maixent Raoul OMINGA

CEO, SNPC