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Central African Republic

Central African Republic
  • Capital

    Capital

    Bangui

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:45

  • Population

    Population

    4.84 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +236

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XAF (franc)

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Central African Republic

Central African Republic
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Bangui

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:45

  • Population

    Population

    4.84 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +236

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XAF (franc)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.69 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 343mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    622 984 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    18%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    36%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    8%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    77 273

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Baya - 33 %
    Banda - 27 %
    Mandjia - 13 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    indigenous - 35 %
    Protestant/Roman Catholic each
    Islam - 15 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    36.8%

  • Languages

    Languages

    French
    Sangho
    tribal languages

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    8 150

  • Murders

    Murders

    13 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    3.8 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    6.3%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    290%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    391 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    4%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    gold and diamonds, logging, brewing, sugar refining

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    cotton, coffee, tobacco, manioc (tapioca), yams, millet, corn, bananas, timber

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    diamonds, uranium, timber, gold, oil, hydropower

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    diamonds, uranium, timber, gold, oil, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    77%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    301kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    184 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting Central African Republic

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t photograph police or military installations, airports or any other government buildings - it’s prohibited.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t forget that same-sex sexual relations are illegal.

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Business & Communication

Don’t show the soles of feet to anyone when sitting.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The Central African Republic’s official name was changed to the Central African Empire from 1976–79.

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Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily wear shorts - women are expected to dress modestly too.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised by a higher corruption - you might be stopped on the roads where police or soldiers ask for money.

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Business & Communication

Don’t drink tap water - use bottled water instead.

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