Democratic Republic of the Congo travel guide

Democratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo


Democratic Republic of the Congo is located in Sub-Saharan Africa part of Africa. It's total area is 2.3M km² and 55.6% of it is forest area. As of 2021 it has a total population of 96M. 46.2% lives in cities whereas 53.8% lives in rural areas.

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💬 Languages

French, Kongo, Lingala, Luba-Katanga, Swahili are the official languages.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Congolese franc [1 USD = 2,028.499 CDF].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

As credit cards are not widely used in Democratic Republic of the Congo, we suggest you to carry cash during your travels [2017: %1.449912973]. Approximately there are a total of 🏧 1.2K ATM's in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2016, 351K tourists arrived to Democratic Republic of the Congo. In 2018, tourism has contributed to Democratic Republic of the Congo economy with a total of 60.5M $ income (%0.4).

📱 Bandwidth

Mobile internet & wifi is 🐌slow with 17.89 Mbps. Broadband is 🐌slow with 9.65 Mbps.

Mobile & Wifi (1.06 / 10)

Broadband (0.43 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is ☀️ 24 °C and hot. Current 3 months (January, February and March) average is ☀️ 24 °C and hot. Current season (winter) is ☀️ 24 °C and hot.
Yearly average24 °C ☀️
3 month average24 °C ☀️
Spring average25 °C ☀️
Summer average23 °C ☀️
Fall average24 °C ☀️
Winter average24 °C ☀️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2021, gross national income (GNI) was 53B $ and with %-3.2 decrease GNI per capita was 550 $. In 2016, consumer inflation was calculated as %2.9.

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