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Republic of the Congo

Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of the Congo
Population: 4,448,000
Area: 342,000 km2
Capital City: Brazzaville
Major Religion: Christianity, Animism
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +1
Current time: 02:49pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 242
Region: Africa
Language: French
Useful Travel Phrases in: French

Climate ():

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website:
Electricity: 230V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type E

Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Odzala National Park
  • Pointe-Noire Beach

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