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Central African Republic


BASIC FACTS

 

Area 622,980 Km2
Population 4.701 Millions
HDI Rank 180 (over 186 countries)
Capital City Bangui (population: 690,000)
Demographic distribution Baya 33%, Banda 27%, Mandjia 13%, Sara 10%, Mboum 7%, M'Baka 4%, Yakoma 4%, other 2%
Spoken languages
Religious beliefs Christianity, Islam and indigenous beliefs are all practised
Political regime
Head of State Catherine Samba-Panza (Head of State of the Transition), Mahamat Kamoun (Prime Minister)
Associations with International Organisations Central African Economic and Monetary Union (CEMAC), Central Bank of Central African States (BEAC), Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD previously COMESSA), Organisation for African Unity (OAU), International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook