in Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -5.839 and 13.463 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -5° 50' 18" and E 13° 27' 47"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - CDF
- Spoken languages:
- French, Lingala, Kongo
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:44 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:43 am and 6:10 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 4.690 and -160.409 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Matanibike Village
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Democratic Republic of the Congo. Last Update: 2023-12-05 08:27:35
Matadi in Bas-Congo Province with it's 180,109 citizens is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 165 mi (or 265 km) south-west of Kinshasa, the country's capital city.
Local time in Matadi is now 04:44 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kinshasa with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Matadi. The closest is airport we know is Tshimpi Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mbanza Congo, Cabinda, Nkayi, Madingou and Dolisie. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
31°C (87 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
27°C (81 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 8th of December 2023
29°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Matadi is the chief sea port of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the capital of the Bas-Congo province. It has a population of 245,862 (2004). Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River 148 km from the mouth and 8 km below the last navigable point before rapids make the river impassable for a long stretch upriver. It was founded by Sir Henry Morton Stanley in 1879.
Tshimpi Airport (or Matadi Airport) is an airport in Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mpozo is a town in western Democratic Republic of the Congo near the border with Angola.
The M'pozo is a river in the province of Bas-Congo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its source is located in Angola. The river ends on the left bank of the Congo River, a few kilometres upstream of Matadi. The river is especially known for the lower part of its course and for its canyon, which is used by the Matadi–Kinshasa Railway, and which constituted the principal difficulty during the construction of this railway line at the end of the 19th century.
Nzanza is a commune of the city of Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Matidi, Matadi, Горад Матады, Матади, מאטדי, MAT, マタディ, 마타디, Matádi, Matadis, Матаді, ماتادی, 马塔迪