Kinshasa
in Kinshasa City, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Jardin Zoologique (zoo, (1 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-4.328 and 15.314 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -4° 19' 39" and E 15° 18' 48"
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: 08:56 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Kinshasa
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 6:19 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: 3,8 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: 2019-02-18 09:03:10

Discover Kinshasa

Kinshasa in Kinshasa City with it's 7,785,965 citizens is a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Kinshasa is now 08:56 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 Kinshasa. The closest is airport we know is Ndolo Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We discovered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. 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: Brazzaville, Kinkala, Madingou, Djambala and Nkayi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Pullman Kinshasa Grand Hotel

Address
2,7 mi
4 Avenue Batetela
9535 Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana

Address
2,7 mi
Croisement des Avenues de la justice et Ouganda 88
288 Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo

Address
3,0 mi
Boulevard Tshatshi 119
Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ledger Plaza Maya Maya

Address
4,9 mi
Avenue Auxence Ickonga BP
1178 Brazzaville
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Olympic Palace

Address
5,0 mi
Bp 1050
0000 Brazzaville
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Brazzaville Radisson Blu M'Bamou Palace Hotel

Address
6,6 mi
AVENUE AMILCAR CABRAL, CENTRE-VILLE, CORNICHE
00001 Brazzaville
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Léon Hôtel

Address
1,7 mi
Avenue Luambo Makiadi 41
Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


BEATRICE HOTEL

Address
1,9 mi
1 ISIRO AVENUE GOMBE
0 Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


GHS Hotel

Address
4,3 mi
Boulevard Denis Sassou Nguesso
Brazzaville
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


MEMLING HOTEL KINSHASA

Address
1,6 mi
5B AV. DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD
BP68 Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Français eyokani , Kinshasa makambo

Published: February 11, 2015
Length: 49:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SUPER MODEL

Abonnez vous s'il vous plait. Merci.


Kinshasa welcomes you

Published: October 30, 2012
Length: 10:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Made Kitoko

Welcome to our country DRC The awakening of a giant Francophone.


Dilemme film réalisé en République Démocratique Congo, Kinshasa.

Published: October 08, 2014
Length: 53:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Marie-France MENIN

Dilemme film réalisé en République Démocratique Congo, Kinshasa.


PASTEUR A TUE sa femme MATONDO à Kinshasa

Published: September 25, 2013
Length: 44:55 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Prince Kateta Boybanda

www.nzubetv.com, www.nzubetv.blogspot.fr. information congolaise, africaine, internatinale, Musique, sport, film et combattant resistant patriotes du Kongo, Ingeta war in DRC, RDC, genocide...


KIN LIVE 21 NOV 2014: INSÉCURITÉ A KINSHASA: UNE FEMME MORCELÉE ET JETER AU BOULEVARD LUMUMBA

Published: November 21, 2014
Length: 17:40 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ntanga Nsongi

De CMlive.


Problème de transport à Kinshasa vu par France Ô

Published: June 27, 2012
Length: 37:07 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: CLASSE E AVANT-GARDE

Manque de politique de transport pour une ville qui compte plus de dix millions d'habitants.


KIN LIVE DU 5 NOV 2014: KINSHASA SANS NOTION DE PROPRETÉ

Published: November 06, 2014
Length: 25:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ntanga Nsongi

De CMlive.


L'AMBIANCE DE LA FÊTE DE NOEL A KINSHASA CAPITALE DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE DÉMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO

Published: December 26, 2014
Length: 09:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ntanga Nsongi

De CMlive.


KINSHASA | Des chantiers qui stimulent l'emploi et la relance économique (RD. CONGO)

Published: September 29, 2013
Length: 26:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mike Kabamba

En République démocratique du Congo comme ailleurs dans le monde, l'efficacité des actions visant à la reconstruction du pays dépend largement d'une implication forte. Des maçons, des...


KINSHASA : BA WARA BAZO BOMISA BA CONGOLAIS

Published: December 08, 2014
Length: 10:11 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Molière TV Kinshasa

Un étrangère vent des article de premier nécessité expirer en pleine marché central de Zando.


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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.

Kinshasa

Kinshasa is the capital and the largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city is located on the Congo River. Once a site of fishing villages, Kinshasa is now an urban area with a population of 9 million inhabitants. It faces the capital of the neighbouring Republic of Congo, Brazzaville, which can be seen in the distance across the wide Congo River. The city of Kinshasa is also one of the DRC's 11 provinces.

Located at -4.325, 15.3222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kinshasa, Capitals in Africa, Communities on the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo–Republic of the Congo border crossings, Populated places established in 1881, Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Belgian Congo

The Belgian Congo was the formal title of present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between King Leopold II’s formal relinquishment of his personal control over the state to Belgium on 15 November 1908, and Congolese independence on 30 June 1960.

Located at -4.31667, 15.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Belgian Congo, Former colonies in Africa, Political history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Belgian colonisation in Africa, World Digital Library related

Livingstone Falls

Livingstone Falls — named for the explorer David Livingstone — are a succession of enormous rapids on the lower course of the Congo River in west equatorial Africa, downstream from Malebo Pool in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -4.32194, 15.2078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Congo River, Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Waterfalls of the Republic of the Congo, Ecoregions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

N'djili Airport

N'djili Airport, also known as N'Djili International Airport and Kinshasa International Airport, serves the city of Kinshasa and is the largest of the four international airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is named after the nearby Ndjili River. In 1998, N'Djili airport was the site of one of the decisive battles of the Second Congo War.

Located at -4.38575, 15.4446 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Space Shuttle Landing Sites, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Central and South Africa, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces

Stade des Martyrs

Stade des Martyrs of Pentecost, also known as simply Stade des Martyrs and formerly known as Stade Kamanyola is a national stadium located in the town of Lingwala in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is mainly used for football matches and has organised many concerts and athletics competitions.

Located at -4.33042, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1994, AS Vita Club, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Sport in Kinshasa, Athletics (track and field) venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, National stadiums, Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Event venues established in 1994

Maya-Maya Airport

Maya-Maya Airport is an airport located in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo. In 2004, the airport served 447,699 passengers. In 2010, a new runway 3300m long (05L/23R) and a brand new terminal, with 3 air bridges was opened. The older runway (05R/23L) was repaired and now is used as a taxiway.

Located at -4.2517, 15.253 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Republic of the Congo, Buildings and structures in Brazzaville

Stade Tata Raphaël

Stade Tata Raphaël (Father Raphael Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Originally known as Stade Roi Baudouin (King Baudouin Stadium) when it was inaugurated in 1952 and Stade du 20 Mai (20th of May Stadium) in 1967, it was used mostly for football matches. Its most famous event was The Rumble in the Jungle boxing match between Muhammed Ali and George Foreman that took place on October 30, 1974.

Located at -4.33806, 15.3222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues completed in 1952, Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Boxing venues, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Multi-purpose stadiums

University of Kinshasa

The University of Kinshasa (French, Université de Kinshasa), was one of three universities, along with University of Kisangani and University of Lubumbashi, created following the division of the National University of Zaire (UNAZA). It is located in Kinshasa. The university had an enrollment of 26,186 and a faculty and research staff of 1,530 in the 2006-2007 academic year, and currently has ten academic divisions.

Located at -4.41944, 15.3097 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Educational institutions established in 1954, Education in Kinshasa

Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat

Stade Alphonse Massamba Debat (also named Stade de la Revolution) in Brazzaville is the national stadium of the Republic of the Congo. It is used for football matches and also has an athletics track and a handball court. It hosts the home games of CARA Brazzaville and Etoile du Congo. It holds 25,000 people. It was the venue for the 1965 All-Africa Games and the 2004 African Championships in Athletics.

Located at -4.27353, 15.2484 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in the Republic of the Congo, Athletics (track and field) venues in the Republic of the Congo, Sports venues in the Republic of the Congo, National stadiums, Stadiums of the All-Africa Games, Buildings and structures in Brazzaville

Mbamu

Mbamu is an island in the Republic of the Congo (Congo Brazzaville). It is situated in the Pool Malebo, a lake formed by the River Congo. To the south lies Kinshasa, and the northwest lies Brazzaville.

Located at -4.25, 15.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of the Republic of the Congo, Brazzaville, Kinshasa, Congo River, Lake islands of Africa

Stade Marchand

Stade Marchand is a multi-use stadium in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. It is used for football matches and serves as the home of Diables Noirs of the Congo Premier League. It has a capacity of 5,000 people.

Located at -4.27917, 15.2533 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in the Republic of the Congo, Sports venues in the Republic of the Congo, Buildings and structures in Brazzaville

2007 Africa One Antonov An-26 crash

The 2007 Africa One Antonov An-26 crash occurred when a twin engine Antonov An-26, belonging to the Congolese air carrier Africa One, crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from N'djili Airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo on October 4, 2007. The flight left N'djili at 10:43 local time bound for Tshikapa, a distance of 650 km to the east.

Located at -4.4, 15.41 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2007 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2007, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Académie des Beaux-Arts (Kinshasa)

The Académie des Beaux-Arts (ABA) is a school in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The school is devoted to teaching the arts, and was founded in 1943 as the École Saint-Luc à Gombe Matadi by Belgian catholic missionary Marc Wallenda. In 1949 the school moved to present-day Kinshasa and in 1957 it was renamed as the Académie des Beaux-Arts. During the education reforms of 1981 the school was integrated into the national technical university system.

Located at -4.32086, 15.2932 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Educational institutions established in 1943, Education in Kinshasa

N'Dolo Airport

N'Dolo Airport, also known as Ndolo Airport, is a secondary airport in the city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, located in the commune of Barumbu near the city center. The Aviation militaire de la Force Publique was established here in October 1940 with requisitioned aircraft. Runways are limited to aircraft under 15,000 kg since the disastrous crash of January 8, 1996, in which an Antonov An-32 aborted takeoff and overran the runway 600 m into a market.

Located at -4.32667, 15.3272 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

1996 Air Africa crash

The 1996 Air Africa crash occurred on 8 January 1996 when an overloaded Air Africa Antonov An-32B aircraft, wet leased from Moscow Airways and bound for Kahemba Airport, overshot the runway at N'Dolo Airport in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo after failing to take off. The aircraft ploughed into Kinshasa's Simbazikita street market, causing an estimated 300 fatalities (including two on board the aircraft) and 253 serious injuries.

Located at -4.3295, 15.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1996 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1996, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Airliner accidents and incidents involving runway overruns, Air Africa accidents and incidents, Moscow Airways accidents and incidents

Lola ya Bonobo

Founded by Claudine Andre in 1994, Lola ya Bonobo is the world's only sanctuary for orphaned bonobos. Since 2002, the sanctuary has been located at the Petites Chutes de la Lukaya, just outside of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lola ya Bonobo means 'paradise for bonobos' in Lingala, the main language of Kinshasa. In 2012, Lola ya Bonobo was home to 60 bonobos who live in 30 hectares of primary forest. Typically, bonobos arrive as young infants.

Located at -4.48694, 15.2681 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bonobo, Conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Wildlife sanctuaries

Nabemba Tower

The Nabemba Tower, also known as Elf Tower, is an office skyscraper in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. At 106 metres and 30 floors it is the tallest building in the Republic of the Congo. It is named after Mont Nabemba, the highest mountain in the country. The tower was built with borrowed funds from the French oil company Elf Aquitaine. The tower was designed by Jean Marie Legrand during the government's five-year plan and was built between 1983 and 1986.

Located at -4.27212, 15.2891 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters, Buildings and structures in Brazzaville, Total S.A., Office buildings completed in 1986, Skyscrapers in Africa

Brazzaville–Kinshasa Bridge

The Brazzaville–Kinshasa Bridge is a proposed road-rail bridge planned to connect Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo and Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which are major capital cities on the Congo River. The bridge would need to be about 4 km long.

Located at -4.25917, 15.2847 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Proposed bridges

Stade 24 Novembre

Stade 24 Novembre, formerly known as Stade Reine Astrid and today Stade Cardinal Malula, is a stadium located in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It opened in 1937 and serves as the home of AS Dragons. It is currently named in honor of the date Mobutu Sese Seko seized power in the country in 1965. It was previously named after Astrid of Sweden and Joseph Malula.

Located at -4.32287, 15.3125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Sport in Kinshasa, Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

2011 United Nations Bombardier CRJ-100 crash

On 4 April 2011, a Georgian Airways Bombardier CRJ-100ER crashed while landing at N'djili Airport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The aircraft broke up when it hit the runway at the airport as it attempted to land. There were 32 fatalities, with the sole survivor a Congolese journalist.

Located at -4.31667, 15.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 2011, 2011 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2011 in Georgia (country), Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equatorial Congo Airlines

Equatorial Congo Airlines Ltd. , operating as ECAir, is a new airline from the Republic of the Congo, headquartered in Brazzaville. The airline currently operates as the flag carrier for the Republic of Congo, and is part of a move within Africa to ensure higher safety standards among airlines and increase the reputation of airlines operating within Africa.

Located at -4.26667, 15.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Airlines of the Republic of the Congo, Airlines established in 2011, 2011 establishments in the Republic of the Congo

Petites Chutes de la Lukaya

The Petites Chutes de la Lukaya is a set of small waterfalls on the Lukaya River. They are just south of Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are perhaps 1 metre high. During the colonial era, Jesuits who settled on the Ndjili River in June 1893 at Kimbangu, in what is now Masina, were the first Catholic missionaries in the area.

Located at -4.48571, 15.2671 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kalamu, Boma

Kalamu is a commune of the city of Boma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -4.34083, 15.3161 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bas-Congo

Nganza

Nganza is a commune of the city of Kananga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Located at -4.31882, 15.3117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Brazzaville arms dump blasts

On 4 March 2012, a series of blasts occurred at an army arms dump in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo. At least 250 people were killed by the explosions. Additional bodies were said to be "unfindable. " Among the dead were six Chinese workers from a Beijing Construction Engineering Group work site close to the armoury. Interior Minister Raymond Mboulou said that nearby hospitals were overflowing with injuries, with many wounded lying in hallways due to lack of space.

Located at -4.26667, 15.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2012 disasters, 2012 in the Republic of the Congo, 21st-century explosions, Explosions in the Republic of the Congo, Brazzaville

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Kinshasa.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Kinshasa.

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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