The Central African Republic is home to about 3,600 species of plants, 663 birds, 131 mammals, 187 reptiles, and 29 amphibians.
The Central African Republic also holds vast natural resources, including diamonds, gold, oil, timber and immense amounts of arable land and hydropower.
The Central African Republic is in Central Africa, with a population of 4.67 million people. Its capital is Bangui, and their currency is Central African CFA franc (XAF). The main languages spoken in the Central African Republic are French and Sango.
They celebrate many holidays including:
- New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
- Boganda Day (Mar 29)
- Easter Monday (Date Varies)
- Labor Day (May 1)
- Ascension Day (Date Varies)
- Korité (Date Varies)
- Whit Monday (Date Varies)
- General Prayer Day (Date Varies)
- Tabaski (Date Varies)
- Independence Day (Aug 13)
- Assumption Day (Aug 15)
- All Saints’ Day (Nov 1)
- Republic Day (Dec 1)
- Christmas Day (Dec 25)
It has two world heritage sites:
It also has five national parks including:
Want to learn more? Check out Central African Republic’s tourism website.
Also check out the Boganda National Museum.