Congo, Brazzaville (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

Diplomatic relations were established on 22 March 1993.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Congo 

H E Mr M R Baloyi
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

Congo Representation in South Africa

Vacant
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Embassy of the Republic of Congo

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

For further information contact Embassy of the Republic of Congo.


Health Requirements

A yellow fever certificate is required. Hepatitis A and B and tetanus vaccinations are recommended. Cholera, bilharzia and rabies are present and malaria is a high risk all year round. Immunisation against polio is recommended.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.


Climate Info

The short rainy season occurs from October to December and a long rainy season, with tropical showers, between mid January and mid May. June to September is a drier period.

For up-to-date weather information click here.


Currency Info

The Republic of Congo is a member of the "Communauté Financière Africaine" (African Financial Community) or CFA Franc Zone, made up of a Group of West and Central African Nations. The CFA, which is the only legal tender, is not freely convertible. It is on a fixed exchange rate with the French Franc (FFr), namely 100 CFA Francs = 1 FFr.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Afghanistan, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

None

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