Central African Republic[sĕnˈtrəl]
The flag of the Central African Republic showing its location on a map.
Central African Republic definition by Webster's New World
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country in central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo & Republic of the Congo: formerly a French territory, it became independent in 1960: 240,324 sq mi (622,437 sq km); pop. 2,568,000; cap. Bangui
Central African Republic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A country of central Africa. Part of French Equatorial Africa after the 1890s, it became independent in 1960. In 1966 Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa overthrew the government and later declared himself emperor, and from 1976 to 1979 the country was called the Central African Empire. Following further political instability in the 1980s, a civilian government was restored in 1993. Bangui is the capital and the largest city. Population: 4,370,000.
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