Central African Republic Travel

Central African Republic Travel - As the name implies, Central African Republic lies in the tropical zone of Central Africa. CAR is landlocked and bordered by Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, Zaire and Congo in the south and by Cameroon in the west. Despite a reputation and history of political brutality, this country has magnificent forests, waterfalls and national parks that teem with wildlife.

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    TRAVEL ALERT
  • March 2020: The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is advising against all travel to the Central African Republic. due to violent crime, civil unrest and kidnapping. Read more
  • March 2020: The US Travel Advisory has a Level 4 Alert advising not to travel to any part of Central African Republic due to terrorism, violent crime and kidnapping. Read more

Central African Republic Travel Facts

  • Formerly: French Equatorial Africa
  • Capital: Bangui
  • Area: 622,984 km2
  • Population: 4,303,356
  • Language: French and tribal languages

Central African Republic Money

  • The local currency is (West Africa Comunauté Financiere Africaine) CFA Franc.
  • There are no Visa or Mastercard ATMs located in CAR.

Electricity In Central African Republic

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Voltage: 220 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type B



Central African Republic Map



Getting To Central African Republic

Air France

Air France


  • Non-Stop from CDG, Paris to Bangui, CAR

Central African Republic Travel Health

Vaccinations/boosters are strongly recommended for:

Note, you must carry the WHO Yellow Fever certificate when travelling to and from CAR.

Malaria In Central African Republic

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Malaria prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers to CAR at all times of year. The red area indicate substantial risk of malaria.


Other health hazards In Central African Republic

Getting A Visa For Central African Republic

US citizens must apply for a visa at the CAR Embassy which does not currently have a downloadable form available. The visa requirements are available.

UK and other nationalities must apply for a CAR tourist visa via their nearest French Embassy. The required application forms are as for a short-stay Schengen Visa.


Central African Republic Embassy Websites

Central African Republic Travel Resources


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