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Central African Republic

  • République centrafricaine  (French)
  • Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka  (Sango)
Motto: "Unité, Dignité, Travail" (French)
"Unity, Dignity, Work"
"Zo Kwe Zo" (Sango)
"All people are people"
Anthem: La Renaissance  (French)
E Zingo  (Sango)
"The Renaissance"
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Location Central African Republic AU Africa.svg
Capital
and largest city
Bangui
4°22′N18°35′E / 4.367°N 18.583°E / 4.367; 18.583
Official languagesFrenchSango
Ethnic groups
Religion
(2020)[1]
Demonym(s)Central African
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic
Faustin-Archange Touadéra
Firmin Ngrébada
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from France
13 August 1960
• Central African Empire established
4 December 1976
• Coronation of Emperor Bokassa I
4 December 1977
• Bokassa I's overthrown and republic restored
21 September 1979
Area
• Total
622,984 km2 (240,535 sq mi) (44th)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• 2018 estimate
4,666,368[2][3] (119th)
• 2003 census
3,895,139[4]
• Density
7.1/km2 (18.4/sq mi) (221th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$4.262 billion[5] (162nd)
• Per capita
$823[5] (184th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$2.321 billion[5] (163th)
• Per capita
$448[5] (181th)
Gini (2008)56.3[6]
high · 28th
HDI (2018)Increase 0.381[7]
low · 188th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Driving sideright[8]
Calling code+236
ISO 3166 codeCF
Internet TLD.cf

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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