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Where is Central African Republic
About Map: Map showing where is Central African Republic located in the World Map.
As shown on the Central African Republic location map that the Central African Republic is located in the central part of the Africa continent. The country is a landlocked in Central Africa.
It has international boundaries with Cameroon in the west, Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo in the south. The country has tropical climate. There is interesting story about this country i.e. geographically the country’s most of the parts are located in the Ubangi and Shari river basins, therefore, France called the colony Ubangi-Chari, or Oubangui-Chari in French.

In Central African Republic, the government type is evolved throughout the period after the independence; however, the first multi-party democratic elections were held in 1993 with the help of the UN Office for Electoral Affairs.

Economically the Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world. However, the economy of the country is largely depends upon the cultivation and sale of food crops including cassava, sorghum, millet, peanuts, maize, sesame, and plantain.

Quick Facts
CountryCentral African Republic
Continent South Africa
Where is Located Central African Republic is a country located in the Central Africa
Coordinates 5.7735° N, 19.5969° E
Capital Bangui
Largest City Bangui
Neighboring Countries Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan
Administrative divisions14 prefectures
Area 622,984 sq km (240,534 sq miles)
Population4.525 million (2012 est.)
Official Language French (official), Sangho
Currency Central African CFA franc (XAF)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeCF
ISO Alpha-3 Code CAF
ISO Numeric Code140
GDP $3.891 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 236
Time Zone WAT (UTC+1)
Internet TLD .cf