National Symbols of Central African Republic

Central African Republic is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, . The capital of Central African Republic is Bangui.

The official language is Sango and the Central African CFA franc is the currency of the Central African Republic. The domain is .cf and the country code is +236.

National day is celebrated on 1 Dec 1958. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Central African Republic is no exception.

In Central African Republic, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Central African people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Central African Republic. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Central African symbol.

The country was founded by David Dacko. The current president of Central African Republic is Faustin-Archange Touadéra and Henri-Marie Dondra is the Prime Minister.

In Central African Republic the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Central African national anthem was written by Barthélémy Boganda and composed by Herbert Pepper.

Country information

Official name(s) Central African Republic
Alternative name(s) Oubangui-Chari (former, French)
Regional location Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country name etymology Unknown
Climate Tropical; hot, dry winters; mild to hot, wet summers
Terrain Vast, flat to rolling, monotonous plateau; scattered hills in northeast and southwest
Population 4,829,767
National Day 1 Dec 1958
Language(s) Sango
Religion Protestant, Catholic & Other Christians
Country code +236
Literacy rate 36.8%
Currency Central African CFA franc
Capital city Bangui
ISO CAF
Domain(TLD) .cf
Ethnicity Baggara Arabs, Baka, & Banda
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Central African
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 622,984 km2 (240,535 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (WAT)
Average elevation 1,640 feet (​500 m)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Central African Republic

Flag map of Central African Republic

Motto of Central African Republic

Unité, Dignité, Travail - "Unity, Dignity, Work"

National animal of Central African Republic

The National animal of Central African Republic is African Elephant

National Animal of Central African Republic - African Elephant

National flower of Central African Republic

The National flower of Central African Republic is King Protea. Botanical name is Protea Cynaroides.

National flower of Central African Republic - King Protea

National bird of Central African Republic

The National bird of Central African Republic is The ostrich

National bird of Central African Republic - The ostrich

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Central African Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The elephant does not limp when walking on thorns.

The voice of a strong person is obeyed immediately.

The sheep with a strong master sleeps with his tail outside the house.

When the shepherd comes home in peace, the milk is sweet.

A smart opportunist can be an intellectual moron.

Even in old age the lion lives with power and strength.

If your only tool is a hammer, you will see every problem as a nail.

The law is a spider’s web; only the little insects get caught in it.

An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.

Even the lion, the king of the forest, protects himself against flies.

Every dog is a lion at his own gate.

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