Brazzaville [braza vil], capital of the Republic of the Congo, 330 m above sea level in zertaltem area on the right bank of the lake-like expanded Congo ( Stanley Pool ), opposite Kinshasa (DRC) (2007) 1.4 million people.
Catholic Archbishop’s Seat; University (founded in 1972, previously a teacher training institute), Center for Modern African Art (École de Poto-Poto), Pasteur Institute; Textile, metal, food industries. Brazzaville is the starting point for inland shipping in the Congo; important port (transit from Central Africa and Cameroon), especially for tropical timber; Railway connection to Pointe-Noire; international Airport.
Founded in 1880 by P. de Brazza, Brazzaville was the capital of Central Congo from 1904-10, and then until 1958 of French Equatorial Africa.
- Abbreviation: BZV
- Country: Republic of the Congo
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