Around the world in 182 days: Congo Republic

Where opportunity runs deep. Pavilion of Congo Republic at EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

Showing the Congolese as game changers and taste makers. Showcasing the natural delights (home to half of the world’s lowland gorillas), burgeoning eco-tourism scene, culinary pleasures and investment opportunities of this magnificent Central African gem.


January 26, 2022


Republic of the Congo Pavilion:

  • Showing the Congolese as game changers and taste makers.
  • ‘Congo Tales’, an exquisite series of photographs taken by the acclaimed photographer Pieter Henket.
  • Congo Rep tells the story of the natural law of the land through a series of powerful images.
  • The Last Eden evokes the country’s progress and the preservation of wildlife through dramatic images.

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage


Congo Republic – interesting facts:

  1. The Congo River – that flows between Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo – is the deepest river in the world (220 m).
  2. Rainforest spreads over 70 percent of the Congo Republic. The Congo basin rainforest is the world’s second largest.
  3. There are many ethnic groups: the largest – the Kongo, the most famous –  Pygmies (people whose overrage height is less than 1.5 m).
  4. The Nouabale-Ndoki National Park is called the Last Eden on Earth.
  5. A chimpanzee Bonobo lives only in that country.
  6. Natural resources: diamonds, cobalt, copper.

EXPO 2020 Dubai – Congo Republic Pavilion

∇ Location: view on Google Maps (Opportunity District)

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage


See also:

All posts about EXPO 2020 Dubai


UAE on 40thousandkm.com Dubai on 40thousandkm.com | Congo Republic on 40thousandkm.com

© Agata Ziz • All photos were taken by me • All rights reserved

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