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- A country of central Africa. Part of French Equatorial Africa after the 1890s, it became independent in 1960. In 1966 Col. Jean-Bédel Bokassa overthrew the government and later declared himself emperor, and from 1976 to 1979 the country was called the Central African Empire. Following further political instability in the 1980s, a civilian government was restored in 1993. Bangui is the capital and the largest city. Population: 4,370,000.
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- proper n. Country in Central Africa. Official name: Central African Republic.
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- n. a landlocked country in central Africa; formerly under French control; became independent in 1960
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Dramatic music accompanies video of Bayaka people running through endangered jungles in a southwestern part of the Central African Republic on the website of the U.S.-based group Charity Water.
Photo: David Rheins; Taken in: Central African RepublicThis photo was taken during our teacher training, held at the University of Banqui, in M'Baiki, Central African Republic.
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