Ubangi-Shari


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Ubangi-Shari

n
(Placename) a former name (until 1958) of the Central African Republic

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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Central African Republic, the former French colony of Ubangi-Shari, is a land-locked country - bordering Cameroon, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo.
Famine related to portage and war demands brutally struck every colony in French Equatorial Africa, and radically altered the social and political landscape in rural Gabon, French Congo, and Ubangi-Shari.