Congo, Kongo, or Kongō may refer to:
(Primarily from Kingdom of Kongo and related African names, also Japanese 金剛 Kongō, indestructible.)
- Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)
- Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
- Congo River, African river also known as Zaire River
- Congo Basin, drainage for the Congo River in west equatorial Africa
- Kingdom of Kongo (1400–1914), covering parts of present-day Angola and the two Congo states
- Kongo dia Nlaza (until late in the 16th century), a former kingdom absorbed by the Kingdom of Kongo
- Portuguese Congo, now the Angolan exclave of Cabinda
- M'banza-Kongo, capital of Angola's northwestern Zaire province
- Kongo Central, former Bas-Congo province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Congo Village, part of the city Diego Martin in Trinidad
- Congo, West Virginia, USA oioi
- Congo, Paraíba, Brazil
- Congo Town, the Bahamas
Languages and ethnic groups
- Kongo people (Congolese), an ethnic group in the two Congo states and Angola
- Kongo language, language spoken by above ethnic group.
Entertainment and media
- Congo River, Beyond Darkness, 2005 film by Thierry Michel
- A Daughter of the Congo, 1930 film by Oscar Micheaux
- King of the Congo, 1952 film serial by Columbia Pictures
- The King of the Kongo, 1929 film serial by Mascot Pictures
- Congo (BBC TV series), a 2001 BBC documentary film
- Kongo (1932 film), starring Walter Huston, Lupe Velez, and Conrad Nagel
- The Congos, a reggae vocal group from Jamaica, formed in the mid-1970s
- Kongō (Noh school), one of the five schools of Noh acting
- Congo (novel), a novel by Michael Crichton
- Congo (film), a 1995 film based on Michael Crichton's novel
- King Leopold's Ghost, a journalist's historical account of Leopold's Congo, by Adam Hochschild
- Kongō Masahiro (born 1948), former sumo wrestler
- John Kongos (born 1945), South African musician, leader of the band "Johnny Kongos and the G-Men"
- Kid Congo Powers (born 1960), guitarist
- Louis Congo (fl. 1725), emancipated slave appointed public executioner of Louisiana
- Cheick Kongo (born 1975), aka Cheick Guillaume Ouedraogo, French mixed martial arts fighter and kickboxer
- HMS Congo (1816), first steamship for the Royal Navy, United Kingdom
Japanese battleships sometimes use the name Indestructible (金剛 Kongō ):
- Japanese corvette Kongō (launched 1877)
- Japanese battleship Kongō (launched 1912)
- JDS Kongō (DDG-173) (launched 1991), Japanese destroyer
- Kongō-class destroyer, any of four modern Japanese warships (launched 1991–96), including JDS Kongō
- Congo (loa), a spirit in Haitian voodoo mythology
- The Conference of NGOs (CONGO), a worldwide group of charity and aid organizations
- Yawara (Kong), a martial arts weaponry
- Congo (chimpanzee)
- Vajra, Buddhist concept, called 金剛 Kongō in Japanese
- Conga (disambiguation)
- Congo craton, one of the cratons making the African continental crust
- Kakongo, former kingdom
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