Information about Republic of the Congo
Population: 3.602.269 (2005 est.)
Capital: Brazzaville 1.326.975 inhab. (2006).
Official Languages: French (official language), african languages (Lingala and Kikongo are the most popular)
Main cities: Brazzaville, Quesso, Owando, Oyo, Impfondo, Madingo-Kayes.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Republic of the Congo in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Republic of the Congo, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Republic of the Congo - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
Time Zone: (GMT+1)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.