CONGO BRAZZAVILLE & POINTE NOIRE

COUNTRY AT A GLANCE

 

Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. The country is one of Africa's largest petroleum producers, but with declining production it will need new offshore oil finds to sustain its oil earnings over the long term. 

Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Congo but Pointe-Noire is the essential center of the oil industry of the Republic of Congo, one of the main oil producers in Central Africa. Congolese oil has been largely exploited by the French company Elf Aquitaine since its discovery around 1980.

French remains the official language but  Lingala , Monokutuba and many local languages and dialects are spoken.  

The Republic of Congo has a free economy. Franc CFA is the used currency. According to the 2014 census of the World Bank, the population is around  4,662,446. Less than 5% of the population is expatriate.

 

BRAZZAVILLE

 

Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Congo  

The city is located on the Congo River

It has a population of 1 373 382 in the city proper and about 2 000 000 in total including the suburbs located in the Pool Region

Brazzaville lies to the north of the Congo River

The city is 506 km (314 mi) inland from the Atlantic Ocean and approximately 474 kilometers south of the equator 

Industries present in Brazzaville : machine shops, textiles, tanning and manufacturing. 

As a key port on the Congo River, the city takes deliveries of raw materials, such as rubber, wood and agricultural products. From here they are generally sent onward to Pointe-Noire for export.

 

AFRICA RELOCATION SERVICES IN CONGO BRAZZAVILLE

 

We are located in the center of Brazzaville. Our Project managers work hard to make sure to satisfy every need of our client all around  Africa. We always liaise and work with all the ARS teams in Africa to produce the optimal results.

We aim to be the best support in the mobility of our clients no matter where is their new destination in Africa.  Trust us for your relocation in Congo Brazzaville  

 

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