in Kolwezi City of Lualaba, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-10.715 and 25.467 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -10° 42' 53" and E 25° 28' 0"
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: 07:20 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:14 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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Discover Kolwezi

Kolwezi in Kolwezi City (Lualaba) with it's 418,000 citizens is a town in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 823 mi (or 1,325 km) south-east of Kinshasa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Kolwezi is now 07:20 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports near Kolwezi. The closest is airport we know is Kolwezi Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Solwezi, Kamina, Lubumbashi, Chingola and Mansa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of April 2024

22°C (72 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

23°C (73 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

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Published: December 21, 2018
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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Kolwezi is a city in Katanga Province in the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, west of Likasi. It is home to an airport and a railway to Lubumbashi. The population is approximately 453,000.

Located at -10.7167, 25.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kolwezi, Populated places in Katanga Province, Uranium mines, Mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lualaba Province (proposed)

Lualaba is a proposed province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that was to be established when the country's new constitution was implemented, originally slated for February 2009. The new province was to be formed by combining Lualaba District, Kolwezi District and the city of Kolwezi. Kolwezi was to be the capital of the province. As of October 2010, this had not taken place.

Located at -10.7167, 25.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Katanga Province

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kolwezi, KWZ, Kolvezi, Колвези