in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
3.257 and 19.772 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 3° 15' 23" and E 19° 46' 20"
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: 05:12 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:29 am and 5:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.865 and -157.552 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Poland Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Democratic Republic of the Congo in Middle Africa

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: 2022-05-27 07:59:32

Delve into Gemena

Gemena in Équateur Province with it's 117,639 habitants is a town located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 608 mi (or 978 km) north-east of Kinshasa, the country's capital town.

Time in Gemena is now 05:12 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kinshasa with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Gemena. The closest is airport we know is Gemena Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 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: Gbadolite, Bangui, Bimbo, Mobaye and Mbaiki. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

31°C (88 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

21°C (71 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

32°C (90 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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Wood Run

Published: November 20, 2012
Length: 24:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: therebellionsound

Christian making a wood run, during the rehabilitation of Moteyi, a school in Gemena, located in his homeland, The Congo. He spearheaded this project last ye...

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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.


Gemena is the capital city of the Sud-Ubangi District of Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has a population of 138,527 (2012). The city has a large airport and hosts the 10th integrated Brigade of the new FARDC since 2007. Mobutu Sese Seko's mother, Mama Yemo, died in Gemena in 1971; a vast mausoleum was built in her memory.

Located at 3.25, 19.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gemena, Populated places in Équateur

Gemena Airport

Gemena Airport (French: Aéroport de Gemena) is an airport serving Gemena, the capital of the Sud-Ubangi District in Équateur province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at 3.23528, 19.7711 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gemena

Sud-Ubangi District

Sud-Ubangi District is a district located in the Équateur province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies in the north of the country on the Ubangi River. Sud-Ubangi (South Ubangi) is one of 25 proposed provinces specified in the country's 2006 constitution, due to take effect no later than February 2009. As of October 2010, this had not taken place.

Located at 3.25, 19.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Districts of Équateur

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gemena.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gemena, GMA, Гемене