Central African Republic


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Central African Republic

Cen·tral African Republic

 (sĕn′trəl)
A country of central Africa. Part of French Equatorial Africa after 1910, it became independent in 1960. In 1966 Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa overthrew the government and in 1976 declared himself emperor, renaming the country the Central African Empire. After Bokassa's ouster in 1979, political upheavals alternated with periods of peace and the reestablishment of democratic institutions. Bangui is the capital and the largest city.

Central African Republic

n
(Placename) a landlocked country of central Africa: joined with Chad as a territory of French Equatorial Africa in 1910; became an independent republic in 1960; a parliamentary monarchy (1976–79); consists of a huge plateau, mostly savanna, with dense forests in the south; drained chiefly by the Shari and Ubangi Rivers. Official language: French; Sango is the national language. Religion: Christian and animist. Currency: franc. Capital: Bangui. Pop: 5 166 510 (2013 est). Area: 622 577 sq km (240 376 sq miles). Former names: Ubangi-Shari (until 1958) or Central African Empire (1976–79) French name: République Centrafricaine

Cen′tral Af′rican Repub′lic


n.
a republic in central Africa: a member of the French Community. 3,444,951; 238,000 sq. mi. (616,420 sq. km). Cap.: Bangui. Formerly, Central African Empire, Ubangi-Shari.
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Noun1.Central African Republic - a landlocked country in central AfricaCentral African Republic - a landlocked country in central Africa; formerly under French control; became independent in 1960
Bangui, capital of Central Africa - the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Translations
Středoafrická republika
Den Centralafrikanske Republik
Keski-Afrikan tasavalta
Centralna Afrička RepublikaSrednjoafrička Republika
Közép-afrikai Köztársaság
中央アフリカ共和国
중앙 아프리카 공화국
Centralafrikanska republiken
ประเทศสาธาณะรัฐอัฟริกันกลาง
nước Cộng Hòa Trung Phi

Central African Republic

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Central African Republic

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Central African Republic

جُمْهُورِيَّةٌ أَفْرِيقِيا الوُسْطَى Středoafrická republika Den Centralafrikanske Republik Zentralafrikanische Republik Κεντροαφρικανική Δημοκρατία República Centroafricana Keski-Afrikan tasavalta République Centrafricaine Centralna Afrička Republika Repubblica Centrafricana 中央アフリカ共和国 중앙 아프리카 공화국 Centraal-Afrikaanse Republiek Den sentralafrikanske republikk Republika Środkowoafrykańska República Centro Africana, República Centro-Africana Центральноафриканская Республика Centralafrikanska republiken ประเทศสาธาณะรัฐอัฟริกันกลาง Orta Afrika Cumhuriyeti nước Cộng Hòa Trung Phi 中非共和国
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