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Descriptor English: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Descriptor Spanish: República Democrática del Congo
Descriptor Portuguese: República Democrática do Congo
Descriptor French: République démocratique du Congo
Entry term(s): Belgian Congo
Congo (Kinshasa)
Katanga
Zaire
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.100.220
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015023
Scope note: A republic in central Africa, east of the REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, south of the CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC and north of ANGOLA and ZAMBIA. The capital is Kinshasa.
Annotation: formerly Zaire (capital at Kinshasa formerly Leopoldville); do not confuse with Republic of Congo (capital at Brazzaville) ( = CONGO); for entry term ZAIRE in French titles use diacrit: Zaïre, in English titles spell as Zaire
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 98(74)
DeCS ID: 15419
Unique ID: D015023
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Preferred
Concept UI M0023117
Scope note A republic in central Africa, east of the REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, south of the CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC and north of ANGOLA and ZAMBIA. The capital is Kinshasa.
Preferred term Democratic Republic of the Congo
Entry term(s) Belgian Congo
Congo (Kinshasa)
Zaire
Katanga - Narrower
Concept UI M0023118
Preferred term Katanga



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