Domain registration Democratic Republic of the Congo
The official domain extension for the Democratic Republic of the Congo is.CD.
Registering this domain extension is a recommended strategic move for those companies with interests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or that are looking to protect their trademark within the country.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (also known as the Belgian Congo or Zaire, up until 1997) is a semi-presidential republic in Central Africa. It lies on the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and is bordered by the Central African Republic to the north, by Sudan to the south and south east, by Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east, by Zambia and Angola to the south, and by the Republic of the Congo to the west. A former Belgian colony, it gained independence in 1960.
It is divided into 10 administrative provinces and 1 city-province of the capital, Kinshasa.
It covers a total area of 2,345,410 km² and has a population of 75,710,000, according to 2012 estimates. The landscape is predominantly flat, with vast swamps created by the River Congo basin. The mountainous areas are found in the east and south east; the highest point is located in the Rwenzori Mountains, at 5,109 m above sea-level.
The official language is French and the local currency is the Congolese Franc. The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is based mainly on exports in coffee, cotton palm oil, sugar, rubber and tea.