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Democratic Republic of the Congo


Congo, République démocratique du (fr) | Kongo, Demokratische Republik (de) | Congo, República Democrática del (es) | Congo, RD del (it) | Congo-Kinshasa (du) | Congo, a República Democrática do (pt)



USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+243



Internet Suffix  

.cd



Electricity  

220 volts

50 hertz




C | D | E


Languages
Language(s)  

French



Currency  

NAME:


Franc Congolais


SYM:


F


DIVISION:


100 centimes




POLICE:


police (french)

FIRE:


feu (french)

AMBULANCE:


ambulance (french)

HELP:

aidez-moi (french)



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)

African Union (AU)

Union Africaine (UA) (fr) | Afrikanische Union (AU) (de) | Unión Africana (UA) (es) | Unione Africana (UA) (it) | Afrikaanse Unie (AU) (du) | União Africana (UA) (pt)




GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

Kinshasa

Kinshasa (fr) | Kinshasa (de) | Kinshasa (es) | Kinshasa (it) | Kinshasa (du) | Kinshasa (pt)

Region

Central Africa

Continent

Africa

Hemisphere

Tropics

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Atlantic Ocean

Area (sq km)

2,345,410


Weather -Kinshasa

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6
HIGH 30.7°C | 87.3°F 31.7°C | 89°F 32.3°C | 90.1°F 32.3°C | 90.2°F 31.3°C | 88.3°F 28.7°C | 83.6°F
LOW 22.8°C | 73°F 23°C | 73.4°F 22.9°C | 73.3°F 22.8°C | 73°F 22.8°C | 73°F 21°C | 69.8°F

M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 M12
HIGH 27.9°C | 82.2°F 29.1°C | 84.3°F 30.6°C | 87°F 30.9°C | 87.7°F 30.7°C | 87.2°F 30.3°C | 86.5°F
LOW 19.9°C | 67.9°F 20.6°C | 69°F 22.1°C | 71.8°F 22.6°C | 72.7°F 22.6°C | 72.7°F 22.6°C | 72.6°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Season

Dry
M10-M04

Rainy
M05-M09



To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

Multiple - UTC+1 (Africa/Kinshasa) \ UTC+2 (Africa/Lubumbashi)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No




LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2019) - Estimated   

c.2.6 million

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2018) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$947.3 million

Lesbian (L):

lesbienne (french)

Gay (G):

gay (french)

Bisexual (B):

bisexuel (french)

Transgender (T):

transgenres (french)

Questioning (Q):

interrogation (french)



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - Medium-Low
Medium-Low

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

No

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

No

Same-sex unions recognised  

No

Same-sex marriage allowed  

No



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

284

Total number of heliports  

0

Total number of seaplane bases  

0


Driving - which side  

Right

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Required

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAME AIRPORT CODE CITY/LOCALITY WHAT3WORDS
Kinshasa International Airport FIH (iata) | FZAA (icao) Kinshasa /// scatters.lyricism.hikes




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Central Africa
Continent

Africa


Telephone Dialling Code  

+243
Language(s)  

French


Electricity  

220 volts | 50 hertz

C | D | E


Currency  

Franc Congolais
Currency - smallest denomination  

100 centimes


Timezone  

Multiple - UTC+1 (Africa/Kinshasa) \ UTC+2 (Africa/Lubumbashi)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No


Total number of airports  

284
Driving - which side  

Right



POLICE:

112

police (french)



AMBULANCE:

118

ambulance (french)
FIRE:

112

feu (french)



HELP:

aidez-moi (french)




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