in Tanganika, Democratic Republic of the Congo

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-5.947 and 29.195 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -5° 56' 50" and E 29° 11' 40"
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: 07:05 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Lubumbashi
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:41 am and 6:08 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: 2022-12-07 08:13:49

Discover Kalemie

Kalemie in Tanganika with it's 146,974 citizens is a place in Democratic Republic of the Congo about 962 mi (or 1,548 km) east of Kinshasa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Kalemie is now 07:05 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lubumbashi with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Kalemie. The closest is airport we know is Kalemie Airport in Kiribati in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kigoma, Makamba, Mpanda, Rumonge and Bururi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 8th of December 2022

26°C (78 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 9th of December 2022

25°C (78 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 10th of December 2022

26°C (78 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Light rain, gentle 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.


Kalemie, formerly Albertville or Albertstad, is a town on the western shore of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The town is next to the exit of the Lukuga River flowing out from Lake Tanganyika to the Lualaba River. Kalemie's twin town is Steinheim in Germany. Then-Albertville was attacked by mercenaries under Major Mike Hoare during operations against the Simba Rebellion in August 1964.

Located at -5.93333, 29.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kalemie, Populated places in South Kivu, Populated places on Lake Tanganyika, Katanga Province

Tanganyika District

Tanganyika District is a district located in the Katanga Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tanganyika is a proposed province to be established when the country's 2006 constitution is implemented, no later than February 2009. As of October 2010, this had not taken place. U.S.

Located at -5.91667, 29.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Katanga Province, Lake Tanganyika, Proposed provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Albertville, Kalemi, Albertstad, Kalemie, FMI, カレミ, 칼레미, Kalemijė, Калемие, Калеми, Калеміє, 卡萊米