Congo international travel guide

Landscape view of Congo

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Congo is part of Africa with main city at Brazzaville. It's usually 🌀️ 25.67 °C in Congo with a rainfall of 🌧 179.18 mm. Internet speed in Republic of the Congo is on average 2.0 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Central African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French and Lingala. Automatic teller machines are rare in Republic of the Congo. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~25.67 Β°C Β  🌧 ~179.18 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 5M people

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Republic of the Congo uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French and Lingala

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Republic of the Congo uses the Central African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XAF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Republic of the Congo. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Republic of the Congo is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Republic of the Congo is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 25,962.56 XAF, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Airtel, Azur or MTN. Republic of the Congo uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Republic of the Congo upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Republic of the Congo, dial +, then 242 (the country code for Republic of the Congo), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Republic of the Congo, start with the area code. In the case above area code is - Geographic Fixed - .

Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

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Ambulance

112

Fire department

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Last updated: April 1, 2020