Matadi
in Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
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: 09:06 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:52 am and 6:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
4.690 and -160.409 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Matanibike Village
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 4,0 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Discover Matadi

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 09:06 AM (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: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 51%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 29th of September 2021

30°C (86 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 30th of September 2021

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 1st of October 2021

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Vivi Palace

Address
2,1 mi
Av Futi Muekono N° 10 Q Ciné PALACE
Matadi
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


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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

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.

Located at -5.81667, 13.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bas-Congo, Matadi

Tshimpi Airport

Tshimpi Airport (or Matadi Airport) is an airport in Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -5.79833, 13.4417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Matadi

Mpozo

Mpozo is a town in western Democratic Republic of the Congo near the border with Angola.

Located at -5.83333, 13.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

M'pozo River

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.

Located at -5.81139, 13.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nzanza

Nzanza is a commune of the city of Matadi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -5.818, 13.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Matadi

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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