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Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central
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Countries neighbouring Central African Republic are: Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Chad, Sudan and Democratic
Republic of Congo.
The former French colony became independent on August 31st, 1960.
Under Jean Bedel Bokassa, who crowned himself emperor and fathered
some 50 children, the country had the illusory name of Central African Empire (1976/79).
Travel in Central African Republic
The Central African Republic has no railways, so the Oubangui River is
used to transport goods to and from the River Congo.
From Brazzaville there is a rail link to the seaport of Pointe-Noire.
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The capital of Central African Republic is situated on the Oubangui River that
forms the southern border with Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The French established a military post in Bangui around 1890, and made
it their administrative centre for Ubangi-Shari.
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