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General Information

The official languages of Central African Republic are French, Sango.

The national currency of Central African Republic is Central African franc (CFA).

1 CFA equals  .
equals  CFA.

Location

Central African Republic

The distance from to Central African Republic is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Central African Republic! Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 117 to call the police in Central African Republic.

LGBT

Central African Republic has a score of -7 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Central African Republic ranks #146 worldwide.

The penalty for "public expression of love" between persons of the same sex is imprisonment for six months to two years or a fine. When one of the participants is underage, the adult may be sentenced to two to five years imprisonment or a fine.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Central African Republic should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines
  • Yellow Fever

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Central African Republic:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Central African Republic to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Central African Republic differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Central African Republic, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type E
Weather

The temperature difference between Central African Republic and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 71–93°F  /  22–34°C 71% 30%
Sat November 09 72–96°F  /  22–35°C 59% 13%
Sun November 10 71–96°F  /  22–35°C 53% 6%
Mon November 11 68–95°F  /  20–35°C 50% 6%
Tue November 12 69–96°F  /  21–36°C 47% 3%
Wed November 13 69–96°F  /  21–36°C 56% 0%
Thu November 14 70–97°F  /  21–36°C 46% 8%
Fri November 15 69–97°F  /  21–36°C 50% 6%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:30 am and sets at 05:20 pm. This equates to 11.8 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Central African Republic, it is in . When the sun sets in Central African Republic, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Central African Republic.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Central African Republic.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The legal drinking age in Central African Republic is 15-0. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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