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Congo River Explained

Congo River at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

River, W central Africa. Rising in Zambia as the Chambeshi and flowing 2,900 mi (4,700 km) through the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Atlantic Ocean, it is the second-longest river in Africa. It flows through three contrasting regions: the upper Congo, characterized by lakes, waterfalls, and rapids; the middle Congo, with seven cataracts known as Boyoma (Stanley) Falls; and the lower Congo, which divides into two branches forming a vast lake area called the Malebo (Stanley) Pool.

Congo River at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Congo River
n : a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows
through Congo into the South Atlantic [syn: {Congo}]