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Formal Name: Republic of Zaire.

Short Form: Zaire.

Term for Citizen(s): Zairian(s).

Capital: Kinshasa.

Date of Independence: June 30, 1960, from Belgium.

National Holidays: June 30, Independence Day; November 24, celebrating establishment of Second Republic on November 24, 1965.

Data as of December 1993