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Democratic Republic of the Congo



Basic Information:

Official Name: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Population: 67,514,000
Area: 2,345,410 km2
Capital City: Kinshasa
Major Religion: Christianity (majority), Kimbanguism, Islam
Currency: Franc (CDF)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT
Current time: 03:16pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 243
Region: Africa
Language: French
Useful Travel Phrases in: French

Climate (Kinshasa):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.rdcongo-tourisme.cd
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type D


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Virunga National Park

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)