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Geography Statistics of Central African Republic

Central African Republic's Information

Flag of Central African Republic
Land Area 622,984 km2
Total Area 622,984km2 (#44)
Population 5,507,257 (#116)
Population Density 8.84/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $3.21 Billion
GDP Per Capita $700
Currency Franc (XAF)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 240,534 sq miles (622,984 sq km)
    (water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 240,534 sq miles (622,984 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 14 prefectures, 2 economic prefectures* and 1 commune**. including: Bamingui-Bangoran, Bangui**, Basse-Kotto, Haute-Kotto, Haut-Mbomou, Kemo, Lobaye, Mambere-Kadei, Mbomou, Nana-Grebizi*, Nana-Mambere, Ombella-Mpoko, Ouaka, Ouham, Ouham-Pende, Sangha-Mbaere* andVakaga
  • Horizontal Width: 414.57 miles (667.18 km) from Birao south to Bangassou
  • Vertical Length: 750.14 miles (1207.23 km) from Bouar east to Obo

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (6) Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan
  • Geographic Center: About 42.37 miles (68.18 km) east of Kaga Bandoro
  • Highest Point: Mt. Kayagangiri 4,660 ft (1,420 m)
  • Lowest Point: Oubangui River 1,099 ft (335 m)
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