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Central African Republic – Wikipedia

Country in Central Africa

Coordinates: 7°N 21°E / 7°N 21°E / 7; 21

Central African Republic

  • République centrafricaine  (French)
  • Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka  (Sango)
Flag of the Central African Republic
Coat of arms of the Central African Republic
Motto: “Unité, Dignité, Travail” (French)
“Unity, Dignity, Work”
Anthem: La Renaissance  (French)
E Zingo  (Sango)
“The Renaissance”
Central African Republic (orthographic projection).svg
Location Central African Republic AU Africa.svg
Capital

and largest city

Bangui
4°22′N 18°35′E / 4.367°N 18.583°E / 4.367; 18.583
Official languages French • Sango
Ethnic groups
Demonym(s) Central African
Government Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
Faustin-Archange Touadéra
Firmin Ngrébada
Legislature National Assembly
Independence
13 August 1960
4 December 1976

• Republic restored

21 September 1979
Area

• Total

622,984 km2 (240,535 sq mi) (44th)

• Water (%)

0
Population

• 2018 estimate

4,666,368[1][2] (119th)

• 2003 census

3,895,139[3]

• Density

7.1/km2 (18.4/sq mi) (221st)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate

• Total

$3.454 billion[4]

• Per capita

$693[4]
GDP (nominal)
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