Central Africa Republic

Central African Republic

CAR

 

 

 

 

Capital: Bangui

Population: 4.6 million

Land area: 622,984 sq km (240,535 sq miles)

Languages: French, Sangho (lingua franca)

Major religions: Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs

Life expectancy: 48 years (men), 51 years (women)

Currency: CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc

Sources: UN, World Bank, BBC