Democratic Republic of the Congo


Eastern Province
Nord Kivu
South Kivu

Country information

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Population: 70,916,439 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 2,345,410 km²
Capital: Kinshasa
Currency: Franc (CDF)
Phone code: +243
Languages: fr-CD,ln,kg
Domain name: .cd
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Neighbors: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Fips: CG

Current local time in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Current Date:
Saturday 20 April 2019
Current Time:
  • 08
  • :
  • 12
  • :
  • 06
Time Zone: Africa/Kinshasa
GMT/UTC: + 1  hour
DST: No time changes this year!

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 30 Tuesday Education Day Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 17 Friday Liberation Day National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 21 Friday Music Festival Observance
June 29 Saturday Independence Day observed Public Holiday
June 30 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
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Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 0
Longitude in decimal degrees: 25
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 0° North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 25° East
Height above sea level: 469 m,   1538.71 ft,   18464.58 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)