in Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -4.997 and 12.948 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -4° 59' 49" and E 12° 56' 54"
- 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: 05:53 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:48 am and 6:12 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 4.690 and -160.409 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Matanibike Village
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,6 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: 2019-12-09 07:22:40
Delve into Tshela
Tshela in Bas-Congo Province with it's 38,845 habitants is a city located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 169 mi (or 272 km) west of Kinshasa, the country's capital town.
Current time in Tshela is now 05:53 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kinshasa with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Tshela. The closest is airport we know is Loubomo Airport in Brazil in a distance of 58 mi (or 94 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dolisie, Nkayi, Cabinda, Matadi and Madingou. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Night Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Tuesday, 10th of December 2019
28°C (83 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Wednesday, 11th of December 2019
32°C (89 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.
Thursday, 12th of December 2019
29°C (84 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
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.
Tshela (or Tsela) is the main town of Bas-fleuve district, in Bas-Congo Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It was the birthplace of Joseph Kasa-Vubu, the first president of the Republic of Congo, after independence from Belgium, in 1960. The town was linked to the port of Boma, Congo by an isolated narrow gauge railway, the Mayumbe Line. This 610mm gauge line lasted from 1889–1984.
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