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ID: 1000155
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Central African Republic (nation)  Central African Republic (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 07 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 7.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 021 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 21.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Early inhabitants were Pygmies; Ubangi, Banda, and other groups arrived in 19th century; French were in place by 1889; united with Chad 1906; part of French Equatorial Africa 1910 and separated from Chad 1920; French territory, then republic of French Community; official language is French, though Sangho is widely spoken.

Names:
République centrafricaine (preferred,C,V,O,French-P,U,N)
Centrafricaine, République (C,V)
Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka (C,V,O,Sangho-P,U)
Central African Republic (C,O,English-P,U,N)  ............ used since 1979
República Centroafricana (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Zentralafrikanische Republik (C,O)
Republiek Midden-Afrika (C,O)
República Centro-Africana (C,O)
Центральноафриканская Республика (C,V,Russian-P,U)
中非共和国 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
جُهور ةً أفرًل اِ ا وًسطى (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
CAF (C,O,ISO3L)
CF (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO140 (C,O,ISO3N)
CT00 (C,O,FIPS)
Central African Empire (H,O)  ............ 1976-1979
Ubangi-Shari (H,V)
Ubangi Shari (H,V)  ............ until 1976
Oubangui-Chari (H,V)
Central African (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Central African Republic (nation)  ........  Central African Republic (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1960
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  first, of French Community, 1958
territory (H)  ............  French, 1946-1958

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Bangui .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Central African Republic, OmbellaMpoko) [1088326]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1960

Sources and Contributors:
CAF..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Centrafricaine, République..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 777
Central African..........  [VP]
.............................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 8
Central African Empire..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 233
Central African Republic..........  [BHA, VP]
.........................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 571
.........................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 122-123
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 24 ff. & XV, 657 ff.
.........................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.........................................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 90
.........................................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-19
.........................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
CF..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
CT00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
ISO140..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Newsletter VI-12 (2012)
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Oubangui-Chari..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 233
República Centroafricana..........  [VP]
.........................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
República Centro-Africana..........  [VP]
............................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
Republiek Midden-Afrika..........  [VP]
.........................................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 478
République centrafricaine..........  [VP Preferred]
............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 581
............................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
Ubangi-Shari..........  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 233
Ubangi Shari..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 122-123
Zentralafrikanische Republik..........  [VP]
...............................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Центральноафриканская Республика..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
中非共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً أفرًل اِ ا وًسطى..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 571
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 581
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 122-123
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 24 ff. & XV, 657 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 478
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 764; 777
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 90
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-19
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 44
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 8
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 233
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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