|Languages||French (official), Swahili, Lingala, Ishiluba, and Kikongo, others|
|Religions||Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20%, Kimbanguist 10%, Islam 10%; syncretic and traditional, 10%|
|Ethnicity||over 200 African ethnic groups, the majority are Bantu; the four largest tribes—Mongo, Luba, Kongo (all Bantu), and the Mangbetu-Azande (Hamitic)—make up about 45% of the population|
|Capital||Kinshasa, 6,050,000 (metro. area)|
|Currency||Franc Congolais (CDF)|
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including République démocratique du Congo (Zaïre).
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.