in Ville de Kananga of Kasaï-Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.896 and 22.417 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 53' 46" and E 22° 24' 59"
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: 05:10 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 6:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
3.908 and -159.388 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Napari 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: 2022-12-08 08:24:33

Explore Kananga

Kananga in Ville de Kananga (Kasaï-Central) with it's 463,546 inhabitants is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 501 mi (or 806 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

Local time in Kananga is now 05:10 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kananga. The closest is airport we know is Kananga Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Luebo, Mbuji-Mayi, Lusambo, Tshikapa and Kamina. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 98%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 10th of December 2022

25°C (76 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 11th of December 2022

28°C (82 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 12th of December 2022

23°C (73 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Centre de formation en informatique à Jukayi, Katoka, Kananga

Published: December 09, 2013
Length: 20:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sangabantu- Maria Teixeira

C'est un espace d'apprentissage de l'informatique pour la population de Katoka et Ndesha en général et pour les élèves des écoles alentours en particulier. La majorité n'avaient jamais...

Tupperware - СТИЛЬ ЖИЗНИ

Published: March 31, 2010
Length: 46:08 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Александр Подолян

Если ТЫ искал экзотику, да ещё и погорячее... Если решил узнать про то, о чем мир откровенно говорит с 1947 года....

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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.


Kananga, formerly known as Luluabourg or Luluaburg, is the capitial city of Kasaï-Occidental Province and is intended as the capital of the proposed Lulua Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has a population of 463,556. The city lies near the Lulua River - a tributary of the Kasai River and the Ilebo – Lubumbashi railway. An important commercial and administrative centre, it is home to a museum and to Kananga Airport.

Located at -5.897, 22.4488 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kananga, Populated places in Kasai-Occidental

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lulua, Luluabourg, Kananga, Luluaburg, كانانغا, Кананга, Կանանգա, KGA, カナンガ, 카낭가, Kanange, 卡南加