Flag of Central African Republic

Flag of Central African Republic

  • Officially » Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka (Sango)
    • République centrafricaine (French)
  • Capital » Bangui

Facts

  • Population » 4.7 million
  • Languages » French, Sangho (lingua franca)
  • Major religions » Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy » 51 years (men), 55 years (women)
  • Currency » Communauté Financière Africaine (BCEAO), Franc (XOF – CFA)
    • 1 CFA Franc (Equatorial XAF) = 100 Centimes
  • Electricity » 220 Volt / 50 Hertz AC

Geography

Safety and Security

  • Risk to travellers is very high. Central African Republic (CAR) is considered to be one of the most dangerous countries for travellers (2019) due to the unstable security situation, activities of armed rebel groups, and the high level of violent crime.
  • International Crisis Group

Risk to travellers – Source: UK Gov

Government Travel Advice

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This page was last updated on 2021.05.05 by Robert Vinet