Capital & Largest city - Kinshasa

Languages - French

Climate - tropical; hot and humid in equatorial river basin; cooler and drier in southern highlands; cooler-cold and wetter in eastern highlands and the Ruwenzori Range; north of Equator - wet season April to October, dry season December to February; south of Equator - wet season November to March, dry season April to October.

Living in DRC - Although five years of civil war ended in 2003, the country continues to struggle with political and economic insecurity Expats contemplating a move to the DRC should consider their options carefully, particularly if relocating with a family. Security is the most pressing concern for foreigners living in the DRC

Indians in DRC- Indian community is very small. About 105 Indians are living in CAR and engaged primarily in trading and construction activities.


TASOK (The American School Of Kinshasa) is a small school mostly serving the diplomatic, UN, and NGO community in Kinshasa, though there are significant numbers of students from Congo, India, and other African countries. Campus is fantastic: 40+ acres of green space where kids can roam freely, pockets of forest and bamboo groves, a 1-mile-plus running track around the perimeter, swimming pool, covered basketball court, tennis court, and the nicest soccer pitch in Kinshasa, which the Congolese