Brazzaville is the capital of the Republic of the Congo. Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is located on the opposite bank of the Congo River, and these two cities form a metropolitan area. Brazzaville has many natural attractions such as tropical forest wildlife, valleys and the sea, but there are also historic buildings and museums. Many tourists spend their time leisurely in this lush green area.
Brazzaville is right next to Kinshasa.
Brazzaville was named Brazzaville in 1880 by French explorer Pierre Savorg. After that, the land became French territory, and the colonial government was established. After the war, Congo became independent and this Brazzaville became the capital.
Brazzaville belongs to the savanna climate. Temperatures range from 20 ° C to 35 ° C throughout the year.
The official language of the Republic of the Congo is French. In addition, Congolese and Lingala are also used.
Brazzaville is the most secure in the Republic of the Congo, so it is relatively safe. However, please be careful as there are many robbery cases and pickpockets aimed at tourists.
Congolese make up 50%. Others also live in Sangha and Teke.
Congo is rich in mineral resources and produces diamonds, zinc, lead and natural gas. In addition, agriculture is also active, and cassava production is very active.
There are many Christians in Congo. There are also a few Muslims.
Congolese francs are used in the Republic of the Congo.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Reserve de Lesio Louna
This area is a gorilla habitat and a gorilla sanctuary. As the number of wild gorillas has decreased, this area has been designated as a protected area and a project to increase gorillas is underway.
Sightseeing spot 2 : National Museum of Congo
The upper floors of the National Museum of Congo show the history of Congo’s independence from France through photographs and crafts, and the lower floors are the graves of Sir Pierre Savorg and his family.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Diosso Gorge
It is a valley called the Grand Canyon of Congo. It is a place where nature is widespread, and the greenery is very rich. This is also known as a scenic point.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Cathedral of Brazzaville
The oldest cathedral in Central Africa. Due to the fact that it is a famous place in Congo, there are many accommodations around the cathedral. The large statue of Mary is a landmark of the city.
Sightseeing spot 5 : Basilique Sainte Anne
It is the largest building in Brazzaville. The interior is arched and a mass is held on Sundays. It is a place where many people come to worship.
Brazzaville has plenty of accommodation. The nearest airport is Maya Maya Airport. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.