Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Congo (Republic of the - Brazzaville)

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CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE)
CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE)

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Congo (Brazzaville) - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

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ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

RCB

Internet country code

CG

GRC Country Code

CNG

Congo (Brazzaville) - Languages

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Language map External

The official language is French External (28 000 speakers). 59 other languages are spoken. The most widespread of these are: Kongo External (836 000 speakers); Lingala External (300 000 speakers) and Munukutuba External (1 156 800 speakers).

Congo (Brazzaville) - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in French. The house number precedes the thoroughfare, and the thoroughfare type commences with a lower-case letter. For more information on thoroughfare types and other address components, please see the chapter on France.

As not all streets are named, addresses may often be descriptive and unstructured, using directionals such as “Behind the Cinema”, “Next to the Petrol Station” and “in the vicinity of the Bank”.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Congo (Brazzaville) - Post office box

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This is written as Boîte Postale, or BP.

Congo (Brazzaville) - Postal codes

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Congo has no postal code system.

Congo (Brazzaville) - Postal code format

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Congo (Brazzaville) - Postal code specifics

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Congo (Brazzaville) - Postal code regular expression

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Congo (Brazzaville) - Postal code level of coverage

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Congo (Brazzaville) - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Congo has 10 départements External (regions) and 2 communes (shown in the list below with an asterisk). The region names are not written in addresses:

    Bouenza External
    Brazzaville External *
    Cuvette External
    Cuvette-Ouest External
    Kouilou External
    Lékoumou External
    Likouala External
    Niari External
    Plateaux External
    Pointe-Noire External *
    Pool External
    Sangha External

Telephone numbers in Congo (Brazzaville)

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Congolese telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 9 digits (from 15th October 2010). Mobile numbers commence 01, 04, 05 or 06.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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