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The 9 Poorest Countries In The World

#8. The Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo - The 9 Poorest Countries In The World

The DRC borders the Central African Republic, and South Sudan to the north; Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east; Zambia and Angola to the south; the Republic of the Congo to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest. It is the second-largest country in Africa by area and eleventh largest in the world. The Democratic Republic of Congo is extremely rich in natural resources, but is politically unstable, has a lack of infrastructure, deep rooted corruption, and centuries of both commercial and colonial extraction and exploitation with little holistic development.
GDP per capita: $456.05
Country GDP: $35,237,742,278
Population: 77,267,000
Government type: Presidential, Republic

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