Overview - Central African Republic

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Capital:Bangui
Area:622,984 km²
Population:4,303,356 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):French (official), Sangho (lingua franca and national language), tribal languages
Religion(s):Indigenous beliefs - 35%, Protestant - 25%, Roman Catholic - 25%, Muslim - 15%.
Ethnic Group(s):Baya - 33%, Banda - 27%, Mandjia - 13%, Sara - 10%, Mboum - 7%, M'Baka - 4%, Yakoma - 4%, others - 2%.