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Zaire old name?

The country formerly called Zaire changed in 1997 to the Democratic Republic of Congo, D.R. Congo, or D.R.C. It is also called Congo-Kinshasa (Kinshasa being the capital.) This is to distinguish it from the neighboring "Republic of Congo" (Congo-Brazaville). D.R… Full Answer

What is Congo called now?

There are currently 2 'Congo's . The larger, more southerly is what used to be Belgian Congo and is now Democratic Republic of Congo. To the northwest of this is the Republic of Congo, sometimes called Congo-Brazzaville. Full Answer