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Congo belge
Belgisch-Kongo

Belgian Congo

Colony of ‌Belgium
Flag of the Congo Free State 1908–1960 Flag of Congo-Léopoldville
Flag of the Congo Free State Coat of Arms of the Congo Free State
Motto
Travail et Progrès
Work and Progress
Anthem
The Brabançonne
Map of Congo-Kinshasa
RegionCongo
CapitalLéopoldville
Status
King of the Belgians
- 1908-1909Léopold II
- 1909-1934Albert I
- 1934-1951Léopold III
- 1951-1960Baudouin I
Governor-general
- 2012-1960Henri Cornelis
History
November 15, 1908Established
June 30, 1960Independence
Area2,344,858 km²
Population
- 196016,610,000
 Density7/km²
CurrencyCongolese franc
Flag of the Congo Free State Congo Congo (Léopoldville) Flag of Congo-Léopoldville
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Belgian Congo (1908-1960) was a colony of Belgium, in Middle Africa.


King of the Belgians

  • Léopold II () (November 15, 1908 - December 17, 1909)
  • Albert I () (December 17, 1909 - February 17, 1934)
  • Léopold III () (February 17, 1934 - July 16, 1951)
  • Baudouin I () (July 16, 1951 - June 30, 1960)

Governor-general

  • Henri Cornelis () (12 July 12, 1958 - June 30, 1960)


Nation

Congolese Polities

Congolese Polities

Neighbouring Nations

References


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