Central African Republic
Guide to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC which official name is Central African Republic or Central African Republic, is a country from Africa located at the Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC with 5,203 km sq km, limits with: Cameroon 797 km, Chad 1,197 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,577 km, Republic of the Congo 467 km, Sudan 1,165 km; and is divided in 14 prefectures . CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's capital is Bangui which is the most populated city with about 684,190 inhabitants.
History of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's government is republic; a Republic with a Executive government type, with President François Bozizé as head of state and Prime Minister Élie Doté as head of government.
Other symbols of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC are Central African motto " Unité, Dignité, Travail (French, Unity, Dignity, Work) Central African anthem "La Renaissance (The Rebirth) Central African flag.Central African flag is composed by four equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, green, and yellow with a vertical red band in center; there is a yellow five-pointed star on the hoist side of the blue band .
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's history is quite long: The former French colony of Ubangi-Shari became the Central African Republic upon independence in 1960. After three tumultuous decades of misrule - mostly by military governments - civilian rule was established in 1993 and lasted for one decade. President Ange-Felix PATASSE's civilian government was plagued by unrest, and in March 2003 he was deposed in a military coup led by General Francois BOZIZE, who established a transitional government. Though the government has the tacit support of civil society groups and the main parties, a wide field of candidates contested the municipal, legislative, and presidential elections held in March and May of 2005 in which General BOZIZE was affirmed as president. The government still does not fully control the countryside, where pockets of lawlessness persist.
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLICs geography
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC has an area of 622,984Km ,with a coastline of 0, this great area is composed by 622,984 sq km of land and 0 sq km of water. Central African geography is known by it's vast land, flat to rolling, monotonous plateau and scattered hills in northeast and southwest . This makes Central African's land specially proclive to hot, dry, dusty harmattan winds affect northern areas; floods are common.
Guide to travel to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
If you are thinking on traveling to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, you will have to take in consideration some points like CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's currency, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's weather, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's national holiday and CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's transports.
The first thing you need to know for your travels abroad is country's currency. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC`s currency is called franc ( CFAF), which is divided in 100 centimes. For your consideration, franc's exchange rate is about 0 per dolar.416.3810798366.
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's weather is characterized to be tropical; hot, dry winters; mild to hot, wet summers. So be sure of choosing the proper date to travel to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.
You can also consider to visit CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC on it's national holiday to get in CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's culture. If you do so, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's national holiday is called Republic Day, 1 December.
Also, if you like natural wonders, don't forget to visit the highest point of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Mont Ngaoui 1,420 m. And try also to get to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's lowest point: Oubangui River 335 mBut if you prefer the city, you must visit CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's tallest structure: ( ).
Don't be afraid to take a flight to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, with more than 50 airports and 0 airlines, you will get to CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC without problems. Once there, you can choose the transport type that better fits your needs. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC has about0 of railways, and also2,800 of roadways, so is a good place for a car trip.
Central African Culture
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC is known by Central Africans as Republique Centrafricaine or in the shortened way. Central African, about 4,369,038 people, are composed by different ethnics: Baya 33%, Banda 27%, Mandjia 13%, Sara 10%, Mboum 7%, M'Baka 4%, Yakoma 4%, other 2%. And they also have different languages: French.
Another relevant point nowadays it's CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC's religion. Central Africans are divided in indigenous beliefs 35%, Protestant 25%, Roman Catholic 25%, Muslim 15%.
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Latest News of Central African Republic
|Central African Republic: Human rights violations criticised
The Catholic Church in the Central African Republic (CAR) has written a letter to the former rebel leader and new President Michel Djotodia raising concerns about his past and asking him to speak out against the suffering inflicted on civilians by his SÃ©lÃ©ka guerrillas.
|Central African Republic: UN Measles Vaccination Campaign
New York, May 21 2013 - The United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners are launching an emergency measles vaccination campaign that will aim to reach 125,000 children in the Central African Republic (CAR).
|Central African Republic: Country Descending into 'State of Anarchy', UN Told
[UN]Prime Minister Asks France to Intervene 'With Force'
|UN calls for sanctions on Central African Republic rights abusers
BANGUI: The United Nations(UN) envoy to the Central African Republic urged the Security Council to consider imposing sanctions on rebels accused of severe rights violations including rape, maiming, recruitment of child soldiers and forced marriages.
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