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Flag of Central African Republic

The flag of the Central African Republic has been adopted in 1958 and it was designed by president of the Oubangui-Chari province Barthelemy Boganda, a big advocate of partnership with France. The flag consists in total of five stripes, four of which are horizontal and one is vertical. Red, white and blue stripes refer to the colonial past of the country and pan-African colors red, yellow and green refer to solidarity with the other African nations. The red vertical bar that connects the other stripes should commemorate bloodshed during various struggles for freedom. Moreover, at the top of the left part of the flag, a yellow five-pointed star - a symbol of African unity, progress and tolerance, is placed.

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Country Central African Republic
Capital city Bangui
Continent Africa
Population 4,616,000 (2013)
Total area 622,984 km2
Formation 13. 8. 1960
Highest point Mont Ngaoui (1,420 m)
GDP $ 851 (IMF, 2012)
Currency central african cfa franc (XAF)
Code CF (CAF)
Calling code +236
Internet TLD .cf

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Czech Středoafrická republika (Bangui)
English Central African Republic (Bangui)
German Zentralafrikanische Republik (Bangui)
French Centrafrique (Bangui)
Italian Repubblica Centrafricana (Bangui)
Spanish República Centroafricana (Bangui)
Russian ЦАР (Банги)
Slovak Stredoafrická republika (Bangui)
Polish Republika Środkowoafrykańska (Bangi)
Portuguese República Centro-Africana (Bangui)
Chinese 中非共和國 (班吉)
Japanese 中央アフリカ共和国 (バンギ)
Turkish Orta Afrika Cumhuriyeti (Bangui)
Norwegian Den sentralafrikanske republikk (Bangui)
Swedish Centralafrikanska republiken (Bangui)
Hungarian Közép-afrikai Köztársaság (Bangui)
Dutch Centraal-Afrikaanse Republiek (Bangui)
Danish Centralafrikanske Republik (Bangui)
Finnish Keski-Afrikan tasavalta (Bangui)
Hebrew הרפובליקה המרכז-אפריקאית (בנגי)