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Countries in which China’s share of investment is large include Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Guinea, and Zimbabwe. We think that our results provide a …
Brookings · 5 hours ago
direct investment
A San Diego-based human-rights group has released a video documenting atrocities committed by Joseph Kony, the leader of a Ugandan rebel group that has been hiding out and killing people in the Central African Republic. Now that the Central African ...
Slate · 3/9/2012
WWF and the Wildlife Conversation Society (WCS) are issuing an immediate call for action as they report that poachers are killing sizable numbers of forest elephants near the Dzanga-Sangha protected areas in the Central African Republic (CAR). The two ...
Mongabay · 4/25/2013
Morning Mass began with a hymn on a recent Sunday at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in the Central African Republic town of Bouar. The Rev. Dominic Mbarta fretted about his sermon. The previous Sunday, when a Polish priest at the church simply …
NPR News · 2/27/2014
They went to the airport when the massacres began. Residents of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, knew that French soldiers were stationed at Bangui M’Poko International Airport. And so when the latest round of fighting in the city ...
VICE · 12/12/2013
The countries affected are the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Central African Republic and Gabon. The island nation of Madagascar, meanwhile, lost fully two percent of its forest cover …
Phys.org · 1 day ago
Tropical forests
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Mad Dog is pictured cutting meat from a body and licking a bloodied knife Two Muslims were lynched and burned in Bangui in a revenge attack Mad Dog - real name Ouandja Magloire - didn't take part in the killings He …
Daily Mail · 2/21/2014
A version of this post originally appeared on the author's blog, Lesley on Africa. The views expressed are the author's own. Stability is not a term one would use to describe the Central African Republic (CAR), and particularly not in light of the recent ...
The Christian Science Monitor · 12/3/2013
Anti-balaka militiamen, who were former members of the Central African Armed Forces (FACA), take part in a training session on the outskirts of Bangui on December 17, 2013. France said other European nations would send troops to the Central African ...
The Dark Room the Baltimore Sun · 12/17/2013
Two former presidents of the Central African Republic (CAR) signed a “peace agreement” in a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, several days ago. One was Francois Bozizé, the Christian former president, who was ousted in a coup in March 2013 by the other ...
Breitbart News · 2/7/2015

Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan t…
The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo to the south and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2014.
  • Founded: Aug 13, 1960
  • Population: 4.62 million (2013)
  • GDP: $1.54 billion USD (2013)
  • Area: 240,535 sq miles (622,984 km²)
  • Calling code: 236
  • Capital: Bangui
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