Central African Republic Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Cassava is the staple food. It is soaked for two-three days dried in the sun and then ground into a... More
  • Family: For many there are no formal wedding ceremonies but the man's family must pay a bride-price to the brides family... More
  • Fashion: Women wear a pagne (cotton cloth) tied around the waist with a matching blouse made of the same fabric. Men... More
  • Visiting: Visiting others plays an important role in society. On Sunday afternoons or holidays many will put on their finest clothes... More

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Capital Bangui
Government Type presidential republic
Currency Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)
Population 5,507,257
Total Area 240,534 Square Miles
622,984 Square Kilometers
Location Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Language French (official), Sangho (lingua franca and national language), tribal languages

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