Central African Republic


Central African Republic
Capital: Bangui Nationality: Central African Population: 5,057,208
Currency: XAF Off. Lang: French Area: 622,984 sq km
Internet DM: cf GDP: $3.672 bil. Life Exp: 50.48 yrs
Literacy: 48.6% Location: 7 00 N, 21 00 E Calling Code: 236

Central African Republic is a central African country bordered by Chad, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Cameroon. The
location is 7 00 N, 21 00 E. Bangui is the capital, with French being the official language. Sangho is a lingua franca.

Demographics

The population is 4,844,927, with a life expectancy of 49.68 years. The country is 35% traditional beliefs, 25% Protestant, 25% Roman Catholic, and 15% Muslim. Central African Republic is 33% Baya, 27% Banda, 13% Mandjia, 10% Sara, 7% Mboum, 4% M'Baka, 4% Yakoma, and 2% other. The literacy rate is 64.8% for males and 33.5% for females.