Congo-Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Other countries in the neighborhood of Congo-Kinshasa are Aland Islands, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo-Brazzaville and Angola


Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

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avoid all travel

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Drinking water

Drinking tap water in Congo-Kinshasa is not safe

Timezone

Africa/Kinshasa (GMT +01:00)

That makes the current date and time April 26, 2018, 10:13 pm

Visa requirements

Visa requirements for Congo-Kinshasa if you are coming from

Currency

The currency in Congo-Kinshasa is Congolese Franc

Congolese Franc

Language

The languages spoken in Congo-Kinshasa are French, Lingala*, Kingwana*, Kikongo* and Tshiluba*

* Not an official language / spoken in some parts of the country

Weather

Average temperature (°C) in Congo-Kinshasa per month



Average precipitation (mm) in Congo-Kinshasa per month

Vaccinations and health

Malaria

Malaria occurs in this country. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions

Hepatitis A

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Hepatitis B

The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you

Yellow fever

Yellow fever occurs in this country. Vaccination is mandatory for all travelers

Tyfoid

The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you

Cholera

The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land

DTP

Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Telephone

Country code +243

Electricity

220 Volt 50 Herz
Plug type C
Plug type D
Plug type E