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The Central African Republic (CAR) is a nation surrounded by countries and is situated in Central Africa. The nation shares its boundaries with the nations to the north it has Chad, to the north east it has Sudan, to the east it has South Sudan, to the south it has the Democratic Republic of the Congo and to the west it has the Republic of the Congo, and Cameroon. The country's total land area is around 240,000 square miles or 623,000 kmē. The capital city of the Central African Republic is Bangui. On the Basin of Ubangi River is situated the two third portion of the Central African Republic nation. The left over portion of the nation is located on the Basin of the Chari River. France named the nation as Ubangi-Chari. In 1958 the country turned into a partial independent region of the French Community. The Central African Republic got its complete freedom on 13 August 1960. The nation is one which belongs to the 10 poorest countries of Africa.
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Central African Republic Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The nation of Central African Republic is known for its varied music. The traditional African music reflects the music from USA, the Caribbean and Latin America. It comprises of jazz, rock and Latin rhythms. The instruments regularly used in African music are log xylophone, tiny sanza or thumb piano. Attiring has an eminent place in Africa. The class of the dressing by the people of the Central African Republic in their journey to CAR is worth watching it. Mens can be majorly found wearing casual African designed pyjamas. Women can be seen in a loose top and pagne a kind of skirt. Woodblock prints, batiks and tie-dyed fabrics are very popular here. Formally the French language is used but national language broadly used is Sango. The country has varied religions in it. Fortune telling is practiced by many spiritual people. People of Central African Republic dance on special occasions like baptisms, weddings, and village celebrations. Okra or gombo is mainly used in many dishes. The staple food is majorly rice with fermented cassava or bananas with varieties of sauces. Hunting, fishing, the waterfalls, and range of wild animals are interesting activities for the visitors to do. The falls at Boali and Kembe, the megaliths of Bouar, and the Pygmies at Mongoumba are very famous. Football or soccer is well liked recreational activity for youthful Central Africans. Basketball and rugby are also liked by the people of Central African Republic.

Central African Republic Demographics
Central African Republic Total Population - 4,950,027
Central African Republic Male Population - 2,448,721
Central African Republic Female Population - 2,501,306
Central African Republic Baya Population - 1,633,508
Central African Republic Banda Population - 1,336,507
Central African Republic Mandjia Population - 643,503
Central African Republic Sara Population - 495,002
Central African Republic Mboum Population - 346,501
Central African Republic M'Baka Population - 198,001
Central African Republic Yakoma Population - 198,001

Central African Republic Education
The education to the Central African Republic children is provided for no cost. The education is obligatory for the children of ages 6 to 14. The system of Education is equivalent to that of France. To get accustomed to the prospectus of the regional requirements plans were made by the regime of the Central African Republic. The primary education requires six years of learning. The secondary education requires seven years of learning. There are two agricultural colleges and a national college of the performing and plastic arts, and the University of Bangui in the Central African Republic. In the year 1969, the University of Bangui was initiated. Basically French is the medium used in the primary education. The spiritual groups of the nation have opened some mission schools.

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Central African Republic Country Symbols
Central African Republic Country Motto - "Unity, Dignity, Work"
Central African Republic Country National Anthem - La Renaissance(French) or E Zingo(Sango) or The Renaissance

Central African Republic History
The main aim of the Central African Republic in the 16th to 19th centuries was to eradicate slavery. In the beginning of 19th century the natives of Baya entered the Central African Republic and the Banda community has thrown out the Muslim Arab slave raiders of Sudan. In the year 1887 French groups making deals with the local tribes captured the region. In the year 1894 the structure for the settlement of Ubangi-Shari was initiated. In 1906 the Central African Republic along with Chad was amalgamated governmentally. In the year 1910 the nation was integrated as French Equatorial Africa. Soon it was turned as an individual French region. The area attained its individual territorial legislative body and significance in the French parliament. The association with the French Community was selected in 1958. On Aug. 13, 1960 the Central African Republic obtained its total liberty. Till 1965 there was parliamentary regime in the Central African Republic. To spread out the regime during the founding of local legislative body in the year 1995 a fresh constitution was implemented. In the year a fresh regime was initiated by Patasse along with the Kolingba supporters. Rebellious flocks persistently inhabited armed forces in Bangui. In 1997 a conflict was created. The military support from France was stopped in the year 1999. The all-African peacekeeping force came forward to support the Central African Republic. A concord was marked among two rebels groups by the regime in the year 2008.

Central African Republic Tourism
The tourism sector in the Central African Republic is not well developed. The result of conflicts among the adjacent nations is decrease in rate of tourists arriving. The nation has no security especially in north and northwest. The nation's regime does not assure the protection of visitors. It is an isolated nation. The Chutes De Boali, waterfalls situated at a height of 50 m or 164 ft is very popular. The country of Central African Republic comprises of four National Parks. They are the Andre Felix National Park, the Bamingui-Bangoran National Park, Manovo-Gounda St.Floris National Park and the Mbaere-Bodingue National Park. The finest instance to make a trip to the nation of the Central African Republic is from November to April. The Heritage site of the Central African Republic included in UNESCO is Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park. The nation has Pygmy resolution in the rainforests neighboring Mbaiki. Bangui the capital city of the Central African Republic is largely attracted by tourists. The country has famous waterfalls and wide range of wild animals. The Vassako-Bolo Strict Nature Reserve and the falls at Boali and Kembe, the megaliths of Bouar, and the Pygmies at Mongoumba are very popular among the visitors. The nation's regime is encouraging the tourists to visit. The country of Central African Republic is included with local and international operators for the tourism sector.

Central African Republic Transportation
The Transport system of the Central African Republic is restricted. It has river, road and air transportation. There is no rail network in the Central African Republic. The roads in the Central African Republic cover an area of about 23,810 km or 14,796 mi. The Central African Republic has nearly 51 airports in it. Only three of which are paved. Bangui-Mpoko has an international airport. River shipping has a vital role here. Few of the chief roads of the Central African Republic are RN1 north, RN2 east, RN3 west, RN4, RN6, RN8 north-east, RN10 south, RN11 and RN3 south. Bangui, Nola, Salo, Nzinga are main shipment trials. The west to Sudan and north to Chad roads are not kept in good condition.

Central African Republic Taxes
Central African Republic Country Corporate Tax - 30%
Central African Republic Country Income Tax - 50%
Central African Republic Country VAT Tax - 19%
Central African Republic Country Social security contributions Tax - 15.8%
Central African Republic Country Property Tax - 15%
Central African Republic Country Tax on check transactions - 2.5%
Central African Republic Country Apprenticeship Tax - 2.0%

Central African Republic Universities
University of Bangui, Bangui, Central African Republic - 6,500 Students

Central African Republic Religions
Central African Republic Indigenous Beliefs Population is 35%
Central African Republic Protestant Population is 25%
Central African Republic Roman Catholic Population is 25%
Central African Republic Muslim Population is 15%

Central African Republic Prefectures
Bamingui-Bangoran, Central African Republic - Population 43,229
Bangui, Central African Republic - Population 622,771
Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic - Population 205,805
Haute-Kotto, Central African Republic - Population 90,316
Haut-Mbomou, Central African Republic - Population 57,602
Kemo, Central African Republic - Population 118,420
Lobaye, Central African Republic - Population 246,875
Mambere-Kadei, Central African Republic - Population 364,795
Mbomou, Central African Republic - Population 164,795
Nana-Mambere, Central African Republic - Population 233,666
Ombella-M'Poko, Central African Republic - Population 356,725
Ouaka, Central African Republic - Population 276,710
Ouham, Central African Republic - Population 369,220
Ouham-Pende, Central African Republic - Population 430,506
Vakaga, Central African Republic - Population 52,255
Nana-Grebizi, Central African Republic - Population 117,816
Sangha-Mbaere, Central African Republic - Population 101,074

Central African Republic Government
The structure of the government of the Central African Republic is presidential republic. The state and the government are directed by the President. There is an individual executive Prime Minister. The regime exercises the executive power. The regime and parliament together vests the Legislative power. On 15 March 2003 the forces threw out the regime. On 1 April 2003 fresh cabinet was initiated. Elections are held for every six years. The president elects the prime minister and the Council of Ministers. There are 105 members in the National Assembly of the Central African Republic. Elections take place after every five years. The president chooses the judges for the Supreme Court or Cour Supreme and the Constitutional Court. The administrative divisions of the Central African Republic are known as Prefectures. The Central African Republic has in total 16 Prefectures and 1 commune. Out of which there are 14 Prefectures and 2 economic Prefectures. The administrative divisions of the Central African Republic are Bamingui-Bangoran, Bangui, Basse-Kotto, Gribingui, Haute-Kotto, Haute-Sangha, Haut-Mbomou, Kemo-Gribingui, Lobaye, Mbomou, Nana-Mambere, Ombella-Mpoko, Ouaka, Ouham, Ouham-Pende, Sangha and Vakaga.

Central African Republic Geography
A country surrounded by land inside the African continent is the Central African Republic. The nations which share its boundaries with the Central African Republic are Cameroon, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. The nation is positioned at latitudes 2° and 11°N, and longitudes 14° and 28°E. The nation comprises of plane, or regular plateau savanna. Yade Massif a sandstone plateau of altitude is located in North West region of the Central African Republic at a height of 1,143 feet or 348 m. The total area of the country is 622,941 square kilometers or 240,519 sq mi. It is 42nd biggest nation of the world area wise. The Nile River is the margin to the east of the Central African Republic. The Geographic coordinates of the nation are 7 00 N, 21 00 E. The Climate in the country of Central African Republic is normally tropical. The peak point of the nation is Mont Ngaoui at 1,420 m. Diamonds, uranium, timber, gold, oil and hydropower are few of the natural resources available in the Central African Republic. Only 3.1% of the total land is productive and can be utilized for agricultural purpose.

Central African Republic Parks
There are four National Parks in the country of Central African Republic. They are the Andre Felix National Park, the Bamingui-Bangoran National Park, Manovo-Gounda St.Floris National Park and the Mbaere-Bodingue National Park. The Andre Felix National Park was initiated in the year 1960. This park covers an area of 951 kmē. The Mbaere-Bodingue National Park is encompassed with an area of about 872kmē. Manovo-Gounda St.Floris National Park is a World Heritage site rated by UNESCO in the year 1988. The park of Manovo-Gounda St.Floris can be found in Bamingui-Bangoran prefecture. The Bamingui-Bangoran National Park is a biosphere reserve in the north area of the Central African Republic. The park was initiated in the year 1993. In the heart of the park there is a Vassako Bolo Strict Nature Reserve.

Central African Republic Economy
Central African Republic's economy is majorly influenced by the agricultural sector. The largely produced crops of the nation of Central African Republic are cassava, peanuts, maize, sorghum, millet, sesame, and plantain. Several local women earn substantial money by making sorghum beer or hard liquor from the food crops. The trading is majorly done with Japan, South Korea and next with France, Cameroon, Belgium and China. The Central African Republic is believed as one of the least expanded nation of the world. The per capita income is very little. The nation has significance for the casual economy than to the official economy. One of the main exporting products is diamond. Export trade is stuck by the underprivileged fiscal expansion, and the position of the Central African Republic which is remote from the shoreline. The nation is well attracted for its wildlife. The Central African Republic is associated with the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). The country of Central African Republic imports food, textiles, petroleum products, machinery, electrical equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

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