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The Congo River forms most of the border between these two countries.

The Congo River (or Kongo or Kongō) is a major river in Central Africa.

The term Congo may refer to two countries that border the Congo river:

The name may also refer to:


  • Entertainment 1
    • Acting 1.1
    • Film 1.2
    • Music 1.3
    • Print 1.4
    • Television 1.5
  • Languages and ethnic groups 2
  • People 3
  • Places 4
    • Africa 4.1
      • Basins 4.1.1
      • Historical states 4.1.2
      • Administrative regions 4.1.3
    • Other places 4.2
      • Cities and towns 4.2.1
      • Rivers 4.2.2
  • Warships 5
  • Other uses 6
  • See also 7



  • Kongō, one of the five schools of Noh acting





Languages and ethnic groups


  • Kongō Masahiro (born 1948), former Japanese sumo wrestler
  • John Kongos (born 1945), South African musician, leader of the band Johnny Kongos and the G-Men
  • Kid Congo Powers (born 1960), American rock guitarist and singer
  • Louis Congo (fl. 1725), emancipated slave appointed public executioner of the French colony Louisiana
  • Cheick Kongo (born 1975), a.k.a. Cheick Guillaume Ouedraogo, French mixed martial arts fighter and kickboxer




Historical states

Administrative regions

  • Kongo Central, former Bas-Congo province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Other places

Cities and towns



Other uses

See also

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