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Capitalnombre: Bangui
coordenadas geográficas: 4 22 N, 18 35 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativa14 prefectures (prefectures, singular - prefecture), 2 economic prefectures* (prefectures economiques, singular - prefecture economique), and 1 commune**; Bamingui-Bangoran, Bangui**, Basse-Kotto, Haute-Kotto, Haut-Mbomou, Kemo, Lobaye, Mambere-Kadei, Mbomou, Nana-Grebizi*, Nana-Mambere, Ombella-Mpoko, Ouaka, Ouham, Ouham-Pende, Sangha-Mbaere*, Vakaga
Independencia13 Agosto 1960 (from France)
Feriado nacionalDía de la República, 1 Diciembre (1958)
Constituciónseveral previous; latest adoptada by referendum in Diciembre 2015 (2016)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente Faustin-Archange TOUADERA (desde 30 March 2016)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Simplice SARANDJI (desde 2 April 2016)
cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the president
elections/appointments: under the new constitution, the president is elected by universal direct sufferage for a period of 5 years renewable for a second term; last election was held 20 February 2016 (next to be held April 2021)
election results: First round held on 30 December 2015, percent of vote - Anicet-Georges DOLOGUELE (URCA) 23.7%, Faustin-Archange TOUADERA (independent) 19.1%, Desire KOLINGBA (RDC) 12.0%, Martin ZIGUELE (MLPC) 11.4%, other 33.8%; second round held on 20 February 2016, percent of vote - Faustin-Archange TOUADERA (independent) 62.7%, Anicet-Georges DOLOGUELE (URCA) 37.3%
note: rebel forces seized the capital in March 2013, forcing former Presidente BOZIZE to flee the country; Interim Presidente Michel DJOTODIA assumed the presidency, reinstated the prime minister, and established a National Transitional Council (CNT) in April 2013; the NTC elected Catherine SAMBA-PANZA interim president in January 2014 to serve until February 2015 when new elections were to be held; her term was extended because instability delayed new elections and the transition did not take place until the end of March 2016

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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