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République du Zaïre
Republic of Zaire

Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo-Léopoldville 1971–1997 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of Zaire Coat of Arms of Zaire
Motto
Justice - Travail - Paix
Anthem
La Zaïroise
Map of Congo-Kinshasa
RegionCongo
CapitalKinshasa
Government Republic
President
- 1965-1997Mobutu Sese Seko
History
November 24, 1965 Coup d'etat
October 27, 1971Established
May 16, 1997Overthrow of Mobutu
Area2,345,410 km²
Population
- 199646,498,539
 Density19.8/km²
CurrencyZaïre
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The Republic of Zaire (1971-1997) was a period in the history of Congo (Kinshgayha), when it was ruled by Mobutu Sese Seko. Mobutu came to power by a coup d'etat in 1965, but the official name of the state was not changed until October 27, 1971.


President

  • Mobutu Sese Seko () (November 25, 1965 - May 16, 1997)



Nation

Congolese Polities

Congolese Polities

Neighbouring Nations

References


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