Phone: +242 06 654 20 20

Fax: +242 22 294 15 11

Practical Informations

Banks (Hours)
Monday through Friday: 08.00 through12.00 a.m and 3.00 pm through 5.00 pm; Saturday: 9 through 12 am

Credit Cards
Only VISA card is accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. ATM are also present in all bank branches.

The temperature in Pointe-Noire varies between 22 ° C in dry season up to 31 ° C in rainy season. The ocean water temperature varies between 25 ° C and 29 ° C.

Congo is a right side driving country. Use of foreign driving licences is permitted for a maximum 3 month period.

Jet Lag
Congolese Time is GMT +1.

The CFA franc (XAF) is the national currency. You can exchange your foreign currency at all bank branches and at the Airport.

All rooms are supplied with 220 V electrical current. Adapters are available at Front desk.

The official language is French. The national languages are Lingala and Kituba.

A certificate of vaccination against yellow fever is required for entry into the country.

Shopping hours are 8.00 am to 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm to 6 pm (Monday through Saturday). Some shops are open until noon on Sundays and holidays.


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