Located on the Atlantic coast, these two cities constitute the main economic centres of the country (thanks to the potassium trade in particular)
The Congo sea front, on the Atlantic Ocean, is 106 miles long. It consists of a succession of shaded bays and lagoons lined with mangroves. The Pointe-Noire and Pointe-Indienne Bays form a grandiose setting. The region nearby Pointe-Noire, called the "wild coast", offers a few beautiful beaches and fishing possibilities.