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Congas are about 65 to 90 cm high wooden or fiberglass drums. They have a diameter of about 10 "to 13". This corresponds to a value of about 25 cm to 32 cm. The standard size for a conga is 11-3/4" There is sometimes fluctuation in this standard between manufacturers. It is the most popular representative of this category and is now used frequently in pop, Latin American, and jazz music. Higher pitched are the Quinto and requinto. These usually have a diameter of 11 "or 10", while the last representatives - Tumba - has a diameter of 12-1/2 "to 13" and provides deeper tones.