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Congo DR Independence Day
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 30 of June, repeating indefinitely
Democratic Republic of the Congo Independence Day is a national holiday, which is celebrated to commemorate the country’s liberation from Belgium in 1960. The day is observed on June 30 every year. The people of Democratic Republic of the Congo think of it as the most important occasion in their life. Democratic Republic of the Congo was a colony of Belgium from 1908 to 1960.
There are different types of public holidays in Democratic Republic of the Congo. However, Democratic Republic of the Congo Independence Day is the most important holiday in the country. Independence Day is celebrated on June 30 and it is observed to pay tribute to the people who sacrificed their lives for the cause of the independence of their country.