Central African Republic

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The Central African Republic, formerly the French colony of Ubangi-Shari, became the Central African Republic upon independence in 1960. After three tumultuous decades of misrule - mostly by military governments - a civilian government was installed in 1993. The capital is Bangui.

From the CIA World Factbook 2000 and the U.S. Department of State website. Not Wikified.