The flag for the Democratic Republic of Congo, which may be represented by the letters CD on some platforms, is a combination of the regional indicator symbols 🇨 and 🇩. When displayed on a supported platform, these symbols will appear as a single emoji. The Flag: Congo – Kinshasa emoji was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
About The Flag
🇨🇩 The flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo consists of a sky-blue field with a yellow star in the upper left canton and cut diagonally by a red stripe with a yellow fimbriation.
🔵 The sky blue field represents peace and hope
🌟 The yellow star represents international solidarity and progress
🟥 The red stripe represents the blood of the people who fought for independence
🟡 The yellow fringe represents the country’s mineral wealth
📅 The flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was officially adopted on February 18, 2006, replacing the previous flag that had been in use since 1963
🇨🇩 The flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has not been involved in any significant controversies.
Interesting Facts About Democratic Republic of Congo
1. 🌎 Democratic Republic of Congo is the second largest country in Africa after Algeria.
2. 🗣️ French is the official language of Congo, although over 200 languages are spoken there.
3. 🐘 The Democratic Republic of Congo hosts more than half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population.
4. 📊 Congo has a population of over 80 million people, making it the 19th most populous nation in the world.
5. 🤝 The country is rich in natural resources and is a major exporter of minerals such as gold, diamonds and cobalt.
6. 🌲 The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the second largest rainforest in the world, covering an area of over 13 million square kilometres.
7. 🥪 The national dish of Congo is Saka-Saka, a delicious and nutritious meal made with boiled plantains and cassava leaves.
8. 🎸 Music has always been an important part of Congolese culture, with genres such as Soukous and Rumba being popular in the country.
9. 🏛️ The capital city is Kinshasa, which was founded by Henry Morton Stanley in 1881.
10. 🐒 Congo is home to not just mountain gorillas but also bonobos, chimpanzees and forest elephants.
11. 🌊 The Congo River is the second longest river in Africa and also the deepest in the world.
12. 💡 The Democratic Republic of Congo is a major source of hydroelectric power for much of Central Africa.
13. 🎨 Congolese art is known for its vibrant colours and distinctive tribal designs.
14. 🏆 Congo has won seven medals in the Summer Olympic Games, all of them in athletics events.
15. 🐵 Congo is also home to many endangered species including okapis, bonobos and chimpanzees.
Emoji Combinations For Democratic Republic of Congo
1. 🇨🇩⛰️🚊📷: Exploring Congo by train
2. 🗺️ 🇨🇩 🌄☁️ : Congolese landscape on a cloudy day
3. 🇨🇩👨👩👧: A Family from Congo
4. 🐘🇨🇩 🌳 🐆 : Wildlife in the Congo Rainforest
5. 🗣️ 🇨🇩 🤝 ☕️ : Congolese people coming together for coffee
6. 🇨🇩 🏛️ ⚔️ 👊 : Battles fought in Congo’s capital city
7. 💡 🇨🇩 🌊 🔋 : Hydropower harnessed from the Congo River
8. 🗣️ 🤝🇨🇩 📊 : A united Congolese voice rising
9. 🇨🇩 🏛️ 🤗😃 : The happiness of Kinshasa’s residents
10. 🐘👣🇨🇩 ⛰️: Trekking through the Congo to find mountain gorillas
11. 🗡️🇨🇩 🏛️⚔️ : Conflict in the capital city of Congo
12. 🐘🌿👀🇨🇩 : Looking for Wildlife in Congo’s forests
13. ⛪️✝️🇨🇩 💒: Congolese couples getting married in church
14. 🤝🐘🌳🇨🇩 : Working together to save the Congo Rainforest
15. 🏔️⛰️🎿🇨🇩 : Mountain skiing in the DR Congo
16. 🏃🇨🇩⚡️ ⛷ : Congolese speed skating team
17. 💊 👩⚕️🇨🇩😷: Healthcare workers in Congo fighting the spread of disease
18. 🤝👧👦🇨🇩 : Congolese siblings working together
19. 🎸 🎤👂🇨🇩 : Music lovers listening to Congolese tunes
20. 🏛️✍️⌚️🇨🇩 : Kinshasa citizens recording the city’s history
21. 🤝🐘🌳🇨🇩 : Working together to conserve the Congo Rainforest
22. 🗺️ 🚁🏔️🇨🇩 : Exploring Congo by helicopter
23. 🛶 ⛰️🌊🇨🇩 : Congolese boatman navigating the Congo River
24. 🤝⛰️👣🇨🇩 : Climbing together to explore the Congo highlands
25. 🐘 🐆 🦁 🇨🇩 : Wild animals of the Congo Rainforest
Frequently Asked Questions
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