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Central African Republic international travel guide

Landscape view of Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Central African Republic is part of Africa with main city at Bangui. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 24.00 ยฐC in Central African Republic with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 202.82 mm. Internet speed in Central African Republic is on average 0.9 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Central African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French and Sango. Automatic teller machines are rare in Central African Republic. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~24.00 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~202.82 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 5M people


๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel

A nationwide State of Emergency is in force. The Central African Republic's airspace is closed to foreign governments and NGOs. A nationwide curfew is in place from 6pm to 5am. COVID-19 is widespread in CAR. If you're travelling to CAR, despite our advice, you may be required to self-isolate for 14 days or obtain a COVID-19 test on arrival. Restrictions may change at short notice. We continue to advise: Do not travelย to the Central African Republicย due to: the dangerous security situation, activities of armed groups and high levels of serious crime. the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: January 25, 2021


๐ŸŒค๏ธ Temperature

๐ŸŒง Rainfall


๐Ÿ”Œ Sockets

Central African Republic uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French and Sango


๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Central African Republic uses the Central African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XAF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Central African Republic. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.


๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Central African Republic is on average 0.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Central African Republic is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Central African Republic, dial +, then 236 (the country code for Central African Republic), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Central African Republic, start with the area code. In the case above area code is - Geographic fixed - .


๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency





Fire department


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Last updated: July 5, 2021