in Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-4.427 and 26.667 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -4° 25' 38" and E 26° 39' 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: 08:09 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 6:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana 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: 2023-11-30 08:25:03

Explore Kasongo

Kasongo in Maniema Province with it's 55,118 inhabitants is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 782 mi (or 1,259 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital.

Local time in Kasongo is now 08:09 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Kasongo. The closest is airport we know is Kongolo Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 70 mi (or 113 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: Kindu, Rumonge, Bujumbura, Cibitoke and Bukavu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 1st of December 2023

24°C (75 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 2nd of December 2023

25°C (76 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 3rd of December 2023

23°C (73 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast 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.


Kasongo (aka Piani Kasongo) is a town and territory in Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies east of the Lualaba River, northwest of its confluence with the Luama River, at an altitude of 2188 ft (666 m). Kasongos population is approximately 63,000. The town is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kasongo, and is served by Kasongo Airport.

Located at -4.45, 26.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Maniema

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Tongoni, Kazongo, Tongoni Kapaya, Kasongo, Касонго