Congo Rainforest Facts

Congo Rainforest
Congo Rainforest


On this page of Interesting Africa facts we list many facts about the amazing Congo Rainforest (also called the Congo Basin Rainforest). There is information on where it is located, what the climate is like, who lives there, the animals that live there, and the plant life. These facts help explain why this rainforest is one of the most incredible African landforms. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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Congo Rainforest General Facts

Congo Rainforest Animal Facts

The Congo rainforest is teeming with life, it is home to approximately 450 species of mammals, 300 reptile species, 200 amphibian species, and over 1,000 birds species. The following list of facts describes some of these amazing animals.

Congo Rainforest Plant Facts

The rainforests of the Congo is home to more than 11,000 different species of plants. Over one thousand of these species are unique to the Congo rainforest. Below we list a few of these species and some interesting facts about these rainforest plants.