Health

Emergency telephone numbers

There is currently no public emergency service in Congo Brazzaville. In an emergency, we recommend you contact the nearest hospital and/or your embassy or consulate in Congo Brazzaville.

Vaccines

Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A, Cholera, Typhoid, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio.

Health risks

Anti-malaria highly recommended.

Doctor consultation fees
Between 8 and 30 euros (5000 and 20,000 CFA francs)
Quality of public medical facilities
Poor
Tap water
Good in 14% of the country

Practical information

Capital
Brazzaville
Major towns and cities
Pointe-Noire, Impfondo, Dolisie, Djambala, Kinkala, Ouesso, Loubomo, Sibiti,
Official languages
French
GDP
USD 9.5 billion
Population
3.9 million
Area
341 821 km2
Currency

CFA francs (XAF)
Check the exchange rate

Time zone
UTC +1 
Country code
+242 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Maya-Maya Airport in Brazzaville (BZV) and Agostinho Neto, in Pointe Noire (PNR)

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

January 1 : New Year's Day
Easter and Easter Monday
May 1 : Labor Day
Thursday, 40 days after Easter : Ascension Day
Seventh Sunday after Easter : Pentecost
June 10 : Reconciliation Day
August 15 : Independence Day
November 1: All Saints Day
December 25 : Christmas Day

Climate
Equatorial climate in the north, tropical in the south
Best time to visit
June to September
Best places to visit

Brazzaville
Pointe Noire
National Park Odzalda
Lufulakari Falls
Cliffs Inoni

Partenaires

Expat : The social network for expats living in Congo

: Guides and services for expats living in Congo (Brazzaville)