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Central African Republic



Basic Information:

Official Name: Central African Republic
Population: 4,616,000
Area: 622,984 km2
Capital City: Bangui
Major Religion: Christianity (majority), Indigenous Beliefs, Islam
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +1
Current time: 01:03pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 236
Region: Africa
Language: French
Useful Travel Phrases in: French

Climate (Bangui):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: N/A
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type E


Travel Cost: $$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
  • Dzanga-Ndoki National Park

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)