Democratic Republic of Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo is part of Africa with main city at
Kinshasa. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 85M people. The main currency is Congolese Franc. The languages
spoken are French, Lingala, Kongo, Swahili and Luba-Katanga. the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the formal name of Democratic Republic of Congo It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~24.20 °C 🌧 ~124.74 mm 👨👩👦👦 85M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Reconsider your need to travel
We've reviewed our travel advice for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We haven't changed our level of advice: Reconsider your need to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the volatile security situation and high risk of kidnapping. Higher levels apply in other parts of the country.
issued date: November 4, 2019
DR Congo uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are French, Lingala, Kongo, Swahili and Luba-Katanga
💱 Currencies Used
DR Congo uses the Congolese franc (symbol: Fr), code CDF.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 francs and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 centimes. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of null.
Automatic teller machines are rare in DR 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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.