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Congo Brazzaville A Breathtaking Country

O Congo Brazzaville A BREATHTAKING COUNTRY BBRAZZAVILLE IS THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO IN CENTRAL AFRICA. Known for its welcoming culture and rich history, the Republic of Congo has developed over the years into a notable, tourist-friendly destination. Renovations of commercialized restaurants and hotel accommodations have been made, making this city a pleasant stopover to both Pointe Noire and the Congolese rain forests. YA Whether you seek safaris, sun-soaked beaches, rainforest hikes, or just a low key afternoon ofvibrant culture and cuisine, Congo-Brazzaville has you covered! Low-key and unassuming...Brazzaville has a lot of charm and many visitors claim that it's the most pleasant city in Central Africa DID YOU KNOW- IN ORDER TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE TWO AFRICAN COUNTRIES THAT SHARE THE NAME "CONGO,"THE REPUBLIC OF CONGO WAS RESPECTIVELY DUBBED, "CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE" (NAMED AFTER PIERRE SAVORGNAN DE BRAZZA, SIGNIFICANT ITALIAN EXPLORER). QUICK FACTS ABOUT THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO FOUNDED PRESIDENT 1883 DENIS SASSOU NGUESSO, ONE OF AFRICA'S LONGEST-SERVING LEADERS, WHO FIRST CAME TO POWER 30 YEARS AGO AND WAS REELECTED IN 2009 OFFICIAL LANGUAGE POPULATION 1,307,911 FRENCH OVER 1/3 OF THE REPUBLIC OF CONGO'S POPULATION LIVES IN BRAZZAVILLE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE IS HOME TO 40% OF NON-AGRICULTURAL 40% EMPLOYMENT & IS OFTEN CONSIDERED THE FINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL OF CENTRAL AFRICA CLIMATE Congo-Brazzaville features both a tropical wet and dry climate WET SEASON DRY SEASON The damper months of October-May are significantly longer than Congo-Brazzaville's dry season, which covers the remaining months. The city's dry season begins late June and typically last until August. Throughout these three months, precipitation rarely Occurs. PLACES TO GO, THINGS TO DO, PEOPLE TO SEE Basilique Sainte-Anne of the Congo Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza Memorial Constructed in 1949 by Roger Erell, this building (with its notable, green-tiled This building, located next to the former U.S. Embassy, serves as a memorandum for Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza and his family. roof) is one the most renowned, modern churches in the world. Palais du Peuple Cathédrale Sacré-Coeur This Catholic church offers views of Originally a 1901 colonial palace, this historic building now serves as today's contemporary, presidential palace. downtown areas such as Poto Poto and Centreville, and also views of Kinshasa (the capital of DRC across the river). Marché Total L'Ecole de Peinture de Poto Poto Congo-Brazzaville's biggest market is a main city attraction, and offers a wide variety of shops and delicious food stalls. Also known as "Poto Poto Painting School, this vibrant art school focuses on contemporary African art, including murals, sculptures and sketches. Le Palais des Congrès The Palace of the Congresses is the Republic of Congo's largest conference centre, situated in the heart of Brazza. BEST BRAZZAVILLE EATERIES SOME OF BRAZZAVILLE'S RESTAURANT FOR THE ECLECTIC PALATE! Le Jardin des Saveurs (French) Le Bambino Etoiles de Jade (Congolese & French) (Moroccan) Mami Wata Chef David (Continental) (Italian/Pizza) Le Missala La Mandarine (Fine Dining) (Lebanese) SO, HOW DO I GET TO BRAZZAVILLE? Brazzaville can be reached from Paris via Air France on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Flights from Johannesburg can be taken via Interair, Mondays and Thursdays. Congolese National Airline ECair has flights to and from Paris Monday wednesday Friday and Dubai 3 times a week. Brazzaville can also be reached through Ethiopian Airlines via Addis Ababa four times a week; Addis Ababa has connecting flights to several other international destinations (including Dubai). Kenya Airways operates flights to Brazzaville three times a week from Nairobi. Finally, Royal Air Maroc operates three direct flights a week from Casablanca. EXPLORE AFRICA, VISIT THE REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO BROUGHT TO YOU BY sources: My Republic of the Congo - Brazzaville

Congo Brazzaville A Breathtaking Country

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Fancy a vacation that rewards tourists with vibrant culture, rich history, and scenic landscapes? Consider the beautiful city of Congo-Brazzaville, in the Republic of Congo


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