Africa

Botswana Travel Guide

Botswana Travel Guide

ON THE GO Traveling by plane There are airports in Francistown, Ghanzi, Jwaneng, Kasane, Maun, Pont Drift and Selebi-Phikwe. The national airline Air Botswana (BP) (Internet: www.airbotswana.com) connects Johannesburg in South Africa with Francistown and Kasane. The following charter airlines…
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Botswana Overview

Botswana Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Botswana. Capital Gaborone. Geography As a country located in Africa according to transporthint, Botswana borders Zambia to the north, Zimbabwe to the northeast, South Africa to the south and Namibia to the…
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Niger Travel Guide

Niger Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview Niger Country-specific safety instructions Travel to Niger is strongly discouraged. The Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram is also attacking targets in southeast Niger (Diffa region). It cannot be ruled out that terrorist attacks could also occur in…
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Niger Overview

Niger Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Niger. Capital Niamey. Geography As a country located in Africa according to threergroup, Niger is bordered by Libya and Algeria to the north, Chad to the east, Nigeria and Benin to the…
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Gambia Travel Guide

Gambia Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview Gambia Current information Former President Jammeh has left Gambia. The newly elected President Barrow has returned to Banjul and has taken over the business of government. The situation and daily life have normalized. Travelers and German nationals…
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Gambia Overview

Gambia Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of the Gambia. Capital Banjul. Geography As a country located in Africa according to mysteryaround, the Gambia lies on the African Atlantic coast and consists of a narrow strip of land that is…
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Zambia Travel Guide

Zambia Travel Guide

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Avocet (Internet: www.avocet-charters.com), Proflight (Internet: www.proflight-zambia.com) as well as other charter and local tour operators operate the domestic traffic. There are over 127 airports and runways in the country. Mfuwe (MFU) is located within…
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Zambia Overview

Zambia Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Zambia. Capital Lusaka. Geography As a country located in Africa according to holidaysort, Zambia borders in the west on Angola, in the north on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the…
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Seychelles Overview

Seychelles Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Seychelles. Capital Victoria (Mahé). Geography As a country located in Africa according to localtimezone, the Seychelles archipelago covers 400,000 square kilometers of the Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar and consists of 115…
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Mauritania Travel Guide

Mauritania Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety instructions We strongly advise against traveling to remote areas or areas of the Sahara, its peripheral areas and the Sahel zone that are not adequately secured by an effective police or military presence. We expressly warn…
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Mauritania Overview

Mauritania Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Capital Nouakchott. Geography As a country located in Africa according to itypeauto, Mauritania borders with Algeria, Mali, Western Sahara (Democratic Arab Republic of Sahara) and Senegal. To the west is…
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Kenya Travel Guide

Kenya Travel Guide

MONEY Currency 1 Kenya shilling = 100 cents. Currency abbreviation: KSh, KES (ISO code). Banknotes are in circulation to the denomination of 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 KSh; Coins worth 20, 10, 5 and 1 KSh. There is also…
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Kenya Overview

Kenya Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Kenya. Capital Nairobi. Geography As a country located in Africa according to itypetravel, Kenya is bordered by Somalia to the northeast, Ethiopia to the north, Sudan to the northwest, Uganda to the…
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Ethiopia Travel Guide

Ethiopia Travel Guide

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Ethiopian Airlines (ET) flies to almost 18 cities in Ethiopia. However, the national connections are often irregular. Domestic airports are increasingly being modernized to boost tourism. Ethiopian Airlines also offers a Historic Route Service…
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Ethiopia Overview

Ethiopia Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Capital Addis Ababa. Geography As a country located in Africa according to allcountrylist, Ethiopia on the Horn of Africa borders Djibouti and Somalia in the east, Kenya in the…
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Rwanda Travel Guide

Rwanda Travel Guide

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane The national airline is called Rwandair Express (Internet: www.rwandair.com). Lufthansa (LH) flies codeshare with Brussels Airlines (SN) (Internet: www.flysn.com) from Brussels to Kigali. Rwanda is also served by Kenya Airways (KQ) and Ethiopian Airlines (ET)….
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Rwanda Overview

Rwanda Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Rwanda. Capital Kigali. Geography According to top-mba-universities, Rwanda is a small mountainous landlocked country in Central Africa and borders Uganda in the north, Tanzania in the east, Burundi in the south and…
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Burundi Travel Guide

Burundi Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview Burundi Current information From travel to Burundi is strongly discouraged. German citizens living in Burundi are recommended to leave the country. There is a risk of terrorist attacks in Burundi. The threats of retaliation by the Somali…
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Burundi Overview

Burundi Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Burundi. Capital Bujumbura. Geography As a country located in Africa according to searchforpublicschools, Burundi is located on the northern tip of Lake Tanganyika, which, together with the narrow river plain of the…
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Togo Travel Guide

Togo Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information Crime Theft, pickpocketing and robbery cannot be ruled out in the greater Lomé area, including against European travelers. Be careful outside of guarded areas on the beach. After dark, the beach area should be avoided…
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Togo Overview

Togo Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Togo. Capital Lomé. Geography As a country located in Africa according to localcollegeexplorer, Togo borders Burkina Faso to the north, Benin to the east and Ghana to the west; in the south…
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Ghana Travel Guide

Ghana Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Current information A new president and a new parliament will be elected in Ghana on December 7, 2016. During the period around election day, travelers should exercise greater attention and avoid crowds of people and exposed places in…
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Ghana Overview

Ghana Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Ghana. Capital Accra. Geography As a country located in Africa according to collegesanduniversitiesinusa, Ghana is located in West Africa and borders Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east, the Atlantic…
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Liberia Overview

Corrugated iron house by the sea

Liberia is Africa’s oldest republic. Today, the country is best known for the two long and brutal civil wars, with short interruptions from 1989 to 2003, and for the President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, who was elected in 2005 and the first…
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