What currency is used in the Congo?

Congolese franc
Democratic Republic of the Congo/Currencies
The local currency is the Congolese Franc but US Dollars are widely used. US Dollars should be in good condition and issued after 2001 or they will not be accepted or changed at banks. There are a number of ATMs that dispense US dollars in Kinshasa; take normal security precautions when withdrawing money.

How much is $100 US in Congo?

US dollars to Congolese francs conversion table

amount convert Result
20 USD USD 39 646.74 CDF
25 USD USD 49 558.43 CDF
100 USD USD 198 233.71 CDF
500 USD USD 991 168.55 CDF

How many Congolese francs are in a dollar?

Convert US Dollar to Congolese Franc

1 USD 1,986 CDF
5 USD 9,929.98 CDF
10 USD 19,860 CDF
25 USD 49,649.9 CDF

What currency is Lubumbashi?


Banknotes of the Katangese franc (1960 Moise Tshombé issue)
Image Value Reverse
[5] 500 francs National Assembly (“Bâtiment du 30 Juin”), Élisabethville (Lubumbashi)
[6] 1000 francs National Assembly (“Bâtiment du 30 Juin”), Élisabethville (Lubumbashi)

How much is a house in Congo?

Summary: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 4,640$ without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 1,405$ without rent. Cost of living in Congo is, on average, 42.44% higher than in United States….Cost of Living in Congo.

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Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 20.67

Why is the Congo poor?

Poverty in Congo is vast and covers all areas of the country. This is mostly because the civil war displaced over one-third of the population. The return of natives to a weakened Congo led to many facing poverty and disease from poor infrastructure and government.

Is it safe to live in Congo?

Crime rates are high in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with both petty and violent crimes occurring frequently. Foreigners are often targeted, especially in the vicinity of hotels and crowded areas. It’s best to remain vigilant at all times, never go out on the streets alone and avoid travelling at night.