The Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as Zaire and a Belgian colony, is mainly popular among tourists who are keen to visit the tropical rainforest. It is always hot and humid in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The best time to travel to the country depends on which part of it you wish to visit: north or south of the equator. Most rain falls between May and September in the north and between September and May in the south.
Visa to the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Francophonie of the Democratic Republic of Congo wishes to inform the Congolese community living in Belgium as well as the Belgians and European citizens residing in Belgium that for entry visa for the Democratic Republic of Congo, one is free to address him/herself either to the Chancellery Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Brussels, or at the General Consulate of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Antwerp. Both are equally empowered for the issuance of these visas.
Kinshasa is a city with modern shops and restaurants, but it is known above all as the birthplace of African music.
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