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General Information

The official language of Congo is French.

The national currency of Congo is Central African franc (CFA).

1 CFA equals  .
equals  CFA.

Location

Congo

The distance from to Congo is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

Unfortunately, we cannot provide any information on criminality in Congo.

LGBT

Congo has a score of -5 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Congo ranks #122 worldwide.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Congo should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines
  • Yellow Fever

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Congo:

  • Polio
  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Congo to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Congo differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Congo, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type E
Weather

The temperature difference between Congo and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Congo. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Heavy rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 69–90°F  /  20–32°C 82% 48%
Sat November 09 71–93°F  /  22–34°C 81% 67%
Sun November 10 71–88°F  /  22–31°C 93% 99%
Mon November 11 70–83°F  /  21–28°C 94% 99%
Tue November 12 70–84°F  /  21–29°C 94% 94%
Wed November 13 69–87°F  /  20–31°C 88% 39%
Thu November 14 71–90°F  /  22–32°C 88% 83%
Fri November 15 70–90°F  /  21–32°C 86% 59%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:38 am and sets at 05:47 pm. This equates to 12.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Congo, it is in . When the sun sets in Congo, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Congo.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Congo.

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 CFA in Congo.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 17.31 CFA.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Congo is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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