Republic of the Congo is a country located in Middle Africa. There are 5 countries (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon) that Republic of the Congo shares its borders with. As for languages, the country’s residents speak French and Lingala.
The national currency in Republic of the Congo is Central African CFA franc (XAF). The franc is subdivided into 100 centime.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 655.91 XAF and 1 USD is worth 605.77 XAF.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest No data available.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Republic of the Congo.9.50 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.
SIM Registration No data available.
There are 2 socket types used in Republic of the Congo. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Republic of the Congo?
There are no Mariott hotels in Republic of the Congo.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Republic of the Congo.
There are no IHG hotels in Republic of the Congo.
What fast food chains are present in Republic of the Congo?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Republic of the Congo.
The KFC chain does not operate in Republic of the Congo.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Republic of the Congo.
What is the weather like in Brazzaville?
Weather data for Brazzaville (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Republic of the Congo.
Emergency phones in Republic of the Congo
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.