- Central African Republic
a country in central equatorial Africa, bordered by Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Cameroon; a territory within French Equatorial Africa before independence as a republic in 1960; from 1976–79 a kingdom under emperor Bokassa I. 622 984 km2. Languages: Sango and French. Currency: CFA franc. Capital: Bangui. Formerly (before 1958), Ubangi-Shari; (1976–79), Central African Empire.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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