Ten fun facts about Central African Republic


Fact 1
Much of the country consists of flat, or rolling plateau savanna, typically about 500 meters (1,640 feet) above sea level.

Fact 2
It is comparable in size to Ukraine, and is somewhat smaller than the US state of Texas.

Fact 3
The climate of the Central African Republic is generally tropical, with a wet season that lasts from June to September in the north of the country, and from May to October in the south.


Fact 4
The forest is highly diverse in nature and includes commercially important species of Ayous, Sapelli and Sipo.

Fact 5
In the November 2008 issue of National Geographic, the Central African Republic was named the country least affected by light pollution.

Fact 6
The wilderness regions of this country represent potential ecotourist destinations.

Fact 7
Agriculture is dominated by the cultivation and sale of food crops such as cassava, peanuts, maize, sorghum, millet, sesame, and plantain.

Fact 8
The Central African Republic's two official languages are Sangho, a Ngbandi-based creole, and French.

Fact 9
The music of the Central African Republic includes many different forms. Western rock and pop music, as well as Afrobeat, soukous and other genres have become popular nation-wide.

Fact 10
The national anthem of the Central African Republic is “La Renaissance”.


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Short about Central African Republic
is a landlocked country in Middle Africa, located in the area of north Central Africa.


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