Congo National Days

Congo National Days

March 18; June 5
The Republic of Congo has two historical holidays in addition to its independence day: the assassination of President Marien Ngouabi on March 18, 1977, and the beginning of the civil war on June 5, 1997, which restored President Denis Sassou-Nguesso to power.
CONTACTS:
Republic of Congo Embassy
4891 Colorado Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011
202-726-5500; fax: 202-726-1860