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Congo (or Kongo or Kongō) is the name of a major river in central Africa, the Congo River.
The term Congo may refer to two countries that border the Congo river:
- the larger Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southeast (capital: Kinshasa), formerly known as Zaire
- the smaller Republic of the Congo to the northwest (capital: Brazzaville)
The name may also refer to:
- on the territory of the current Democratic Republic of the Congo
- on the territory of the current Republic of the Congo
- Portuguese Congo, now the Angolan exclave of Cabinda Province
- Kingdom of Kongo (1400–1914), covering parts of present-day Angola and the two Congo states
- Kongo dia Nlaza (until late in the 16th century), a former kingdom absorbed by the Kingdom of Kongo
- Kongo Central, former Bas-Congo province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Congo, Paraíba, Brazil
- Congo, Alabama, United States
- Congo, New South Wales, Australia
- Congo, West Virginia, United States
Languages and ethnic groups
- Kongō, one of the five schools of Noh acting
- Kongo (1932 film), a film starring Walter Huston, Lupe Velez, and Conrad Nagel
- Congo (film), a 1995 film based on Michael Crichton's novel
- "Congo" (song), a 1997 song by Genesis from Calling All Stations
- Kongos (band), a South African rock band
- The Congos, a reggae vocal group from Jamaica
- Congo (novel), a 1980 novel by Michael Crichton
- Congo (BBC TV series), a 2001 BBC documentary series
- HMS Congo (1816), a steamship for the Royal Navy, United Kingdom
- Japanese corvette Kongō, launched 1877
- Japanese battleship Kongō, launched 1912 as a battlecruiser
- JDS Kongō (DDG-173), a Japanese destroyer launched in 1991
- Congo (loa), a spirit in Haitian voodoo mythology
- Congo (chimpanzee)
- The Conference of NGOs or CONGO, a worldwide group of charity and aid organizations
- Vajra or Kongō, a Buddhist concept
- Congo (chess variant), a chess variant invented by Demian Freeling
- 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
- Conga (disambiguation)
- Kongō (disambiguation)
- King Kong (disambiguation)
- Congo craton, one of the cratons making the African continental crust
- Congo River (disambiguation)
- Kakongo, former kingdom
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