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Kinshasa Destination Guide

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Touring Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of the Congo! Kinshasa in the region of Kinshasa with it's 7,785,965 residents is a place in Democratic Republic of the Congo and is the capital of this country.

Considering your budget, these more prominent places could be interesting to check as well: Mbanza Congo, Sibiti, Poto Poto, Pointe-Noire, Madingou or Masina. While being in this area, you might want to check out Selembao, Ndolo, Makala, Leo-Ouest, Kalina and Lemba-Gaba as well. Map of the area of Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Local Time

Local time in Kinshasa is now 02:28 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Kinshasa" with an UTC offset of 1 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 24°C / 75 °F
Evening 29°C / 84 °F
Night 25°C / 77 °F
Rain 5 l/sq m
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 976.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain
27°C / 81 °F Moderate rain

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 26°C (80 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 24°C (74 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)

Video Collection

PART 2 AFFRONTEMENT KINSHASA 12 01 2015 ...

DEUXIEME EN AFFRONTEMENT KINSHASA 12. LIVE IMAGE INEDIT #RDC KONGO

46:18 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: January 13, 2015 by WORLDNEWSVIDEOS

L'ARBITRE ASSEMBLEE NATIONALE #KINSHASA ...

L'ARBITRE PALAIS DU PEUPLE #KINSHASA 12. RDC KONGO

17:27 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: January 13, 2015 by WORLDNEWSVIDEOS


#KINSHASA 22 01 2015 OPPOSITION DECLARAT...

DECLARATION OFFICIEL #KINSHASA 22. OPPOSITION & DIAPORA DECLARATION OFFICIEL #RDC #KINSHASA 22. OPPOSITION DECLARATION OFFICIEL & PLEINTE CONTRE

33:19 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: January 22, 2015 by WORLDNEWSVIDEOS

KINSHASA : BA WARA BAZO BOMISA BA CONGOL...

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

14:14 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: December 08, 2014 by Molière TV Kinshasa


COENT LIBÉRÉ? KIVU GOMA #OCCUPATION R...

TELEMA #RDC OCCUPATION RWANDAIS #RDC MEMOIRE! STRATEGIE #KINSHASA

07:00 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: March 18, 2015 by WORLDNEWSVIDEOS

Enfants Orphelinat Notre Dame de Liesse ...

Lumière d'Afrique, Association de loi 1901 lumieredafrique2002@yahoo.fr http://www.facebook.com/lumiere.dafrique Rejoignez-nous pour leur venir en aide, merci

37:32 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: September 27, 2012 by eric vaissiere


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Photo Collection

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

Tags: Moscow Airways accidents and incidents, Aviation accidents and incidents in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1996, Airliner accidents and incidents involving runway overruns, Air Africa accidents and incidents, 1996 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

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.

Tags: Universities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Educational institutions established in 1943, Education in Kinshasa
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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

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.

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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

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.

Tags: Populated places in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Populated places established in 1881, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo–Republic of the Congo border crossings, Communities on the Congo River, Capitals in Africa
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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

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.

Tags: Buildings and structures in Brazzaville, Airports in the Republic of the Congo
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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi from center.

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.

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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

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.

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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

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.

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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

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.

Tags: Sports venues completed in 1952, Multi-purpose stadiums, Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Boxing venues
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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

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.

Tags: Sport in Kinshasa, National stadiums, Football venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Event venues established in 1994, Buildings and structures in Kinshasa, Buildings and structures completed in 1994, Athletics (track and field) venues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, AS Vita Club
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Coordinates: -4.32, 15.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.