Current travel advisories for Republic of the Congo

Last Update: Sunday, 26. May 2019 at 07:23

We advice caution when travelling to Republic of the Congo.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.2 / 5

Republic of the Congo is a country in Africa (Middle Africa) with around 4 million citizens and a land mass of 342,000 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.1 / 5

Republic of the Congo shares land borders with 5 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.1 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Central African Republic (4.9), Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.8), Cameroon (2.3), Gabon with (2.3) and Angola with (2.2 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 1

Take normal precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/republic-of-the-congo-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to crime and civil unrest. Reconsider Travel To: The southern and western districts of the Pool Region due to potential civil unrest.   While not common, violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, remains a concern throughout the Republic of the Congo. Political demonstrations can be unpredictable and violent. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens outside Brazzaville. U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization to travel to the Pool Region because of ongoing violence. They must also obtain special permission to travel to Pointe Noire’s beaches due to crime. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information Page.

Danger level: 2

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Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/congo-brazzaville

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

Danger level: 2

Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories).

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/republic-congo

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Likouala department within 50 kilometres of the border with the Central African Republic due to the uncertain security situation, high levels of crime and the large presence of displaced people.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/congo/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 4 million
Covering landmass
342,000 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (XAF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
CG
Phone prefix
+242
Top Level Domain
.cg
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800

Airports in Republic of the Congo (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.