The Margouilla's Advice on Nightstopping in Congo




Capital: Brazzaville (FCBB/BZV)

Head of State: President Denis SASSOU-Nguesso (since 25 October 1997)

Population: 4,0 million (2009)

Major infectious diseases:

     Degree of risk: very high
     Food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
     Vectorborne disease: malaria (level 3) and African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)
     Animal contact disease: rabies
     Water contact disease: schistosomiasis
     HIV prevalence: 3.5% (2007 est.)

Major beers: Ngok, Primus

Languages: French (official), Lingala, Monokutuba, Kikongo

Religions: Christian (50%) and Animist

Currency: Central African CFA Franc (XAF) - 655 for a Euro (2010)

Telephone code: +(242)

Electrical plugs: French 220V


Main Airports

Brazzaville (FCBB/BZV)

Pointe Noire (FCPP/PNR)

Dolisie (FCPD/DIS)


Gamboma (FCOG/GMM)

Impfondo (FCOI/ION)

Ollombo (FCOX/-)

Ouesso (FCOU/OUE)

Owando (FCOO/FTX)

Nkayi (FCBY/NKY)

Sibiti (FCBS/SIB)

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