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Area: 623,000 sq km
Capital City: Bangui
± GMT: +1 hour
Unfortunately the country is plagued by internal strife and it is not recommended as a place to visit, which is unfortunate as wildlife abounds. Despite its poverty it has natural attractions so that when the internal situation improves it will be on the “must see destinations for the adventurous.
You are advise you not to travel to the Central African Republic at this time, with the exception of the capital Bangui, due to the activities of rebel groups and rogue security and military forces, and high levels of serious crime and lawlessness.
If you are in the Central African Republic, you should consider leaving unless you have compelling reasons to stay.
Reconsider your need to travel to the capital Bangui at this time due to the tense and unstable security situation. If you do decide to travel to Bangui, you should exercise extreme caution.
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