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Hunger in the Central African Republic
Hunger in the Central African Republic

Hunger in the Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR), a landlocked country in Central Africa, has one of the highest rates of hunger in the world. In fact, it ranks second-to-last on the 2019 Human Development Index.
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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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Central African Republic Travel Information

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    Key facts

    Capital:

    Bangui

    Location:

    Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Currency:

    Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)

    Area:

    622,984 sq km

    Population:

    5,357,984 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:

    French (official), Sangho (lingua franca and national language), tribal languages

    Religion:

    Christian 89%, Muslim 9%, folk religion 1%, unaffiliated 1% (2020 est.)

    TimeZone:

    UTC+1

    Tel Code:

    +236

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