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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Central African Republic

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Central African Republic - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

236

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

RCA

Internet country code

CF

GRC Country Code

CEN

Central African Republic - Languages

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The official language is French External (9 000 speakers). 67 other languages are spoken. The most widespread are: Banda-Bambari External (183 000 speakers); Banda-Banda External (102 000 speakers); Mid-Southern Banda External (100 000 speakers); South Central Banda External (150 000 speakers); Bokoto External (130 000 speakers); Kano-Katsina-Bororo Fulfulde External (156 000 speakers); Gbaya-Bossangoa External (176 000 speakers); Northwest Gbaya External (200 000 speakers); Southwest Gbaya External (164 000 speakers); Manza External (220 000 speakers); Sango External (350 000 speakers) and Yakoma External (100 000 speakers).

Central African Republic - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in French. Deliveries are made only to post office boxes (Boîte Postale, or BP).

Though postal deliveries are only to mailing addresses, street addresses will be found for the use of couriers, visitors etc. As not all streets are named, these may often be descriptive and unstructured. Examples:

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Central African Republic - Post office box

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This is written as Boîte Postale, or BP.

Central African Republic - Postal codes

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The Central African Republic has no postal code system.

Central African Republic - Postal code format

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Central African Republic - Postal code specifics

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Central African Republic - Postal code regular expression

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Central African Republic - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Central African Republic

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Refer to Exonyms in Central African Republic for full lists of place names in Central African Republic in other languages.

Central African Republic - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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The Central African Republic has 14 prefectures External, 2 economic prefectures (préfectures économiques, singular - préfecture économique, shown in the list below with an asterisk), and 1 commune (shown in the list below with §):

   Bamingui-Bangoran External
   Bangui External §
   Basse-Kotto External
   Haute-Kotto External  
   Haut-Mbomou External    
   Kémo External   
   Lobaye External
   Mambéré-Kadéï External
   Mbomou External
   Nana-Grébizi External *
   Nana-Mambéré External
   Ombella-M'Poko External
   Ouaka External
   Ouham External
   Ouham-Pendé External
   Sangha-Mbaéré External *
   Vakaga External

Telephone numbers in Central African Republic

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Central African Republic telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 8 digits. Mobile numbers commence 70, 75 or 77.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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