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Central African Republic

Facts and stats about Central African Republic

5.17 million

Population. Ranked 117th in 2013.

$472.68

GDP per capita. Ranked 170th in 2012.

Borders

Cameroon 797 km, Chad 1,197 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,577 km, Republic of the Congo 467 km, South Sudan 990 km, Sudan 175 km
Largest city Bangui - 706,000
Capital city Bangui - 706,000
Monetary unit Communaute Financiere Africaine franc ; note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Alternative names central afr. rep., Central African Republic, central af. r., central africa, Republique Centrafricaine, central african rep., Central African Rep.
Groups Christian countries, failed states, Former French colonies, Landlocked countries, Least Developed Countries, Sparsely populated countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Interesting observations about Central African Republic

Central African Republic ranked first for infant mortality rate > total amongst Christian countries in 2013.
Central African Republic has had the highest pupil-teacher ratio, secondary since 1978.
Central African Republic has had the highest pupil-teacher ratio, primary since 1989.
Central African Republic ranked first for GDP > composition by sector > agriculture amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.
Central African Republic ranked #6 for death rate globally in 2013.
Central African Republic ranked second last for population amongst Failed states in 2013.
Central African Republic ranked first for death rate, crude > per 1,000 people amongst Former French colonies in 2011.
Central African Republic has had the highest precipitation per capita since 1990.
Central African Republic has had the highest high school > students per teacher since 1978.
Central African Republic ranked first for internet > price basket for internet > US$ per month amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.

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