Central African Republic CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

International Treaties
Berne Convention
OAPI
Paris Convention
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Landlocked country (no coastline)
Frequent shortages of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel
Government abuses & intimidation
Limited media freedom, telephone system, no domestic air service, no railroads

Currency
Central African Franc

Dialing Code
236

Internet Domain
.cf

Central African Republic
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Free and compulsory from ages 6 to 14
Only 1 University

Employment Majority
Mostly agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Cotton, coffee, forest products

Main Imports
Food, textiles, petroleum products, machinery, electrical equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals

Main Industries
Agriculture
Forestry, Timber

CULTURE

Languages
French
Sango

Population
4.5 million (2009)

Religion
Mostly Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Bangui

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Cameroon, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC

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