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Central African Republic

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Overview

The Central African Republic is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranking 179 out of 182 on the Human Development Index. Most overseas visitors arriving in the capital city of Bangui do so for humanitarian work or peacekeeping. After Somalia, the CAR is Africa's most lawless nation, with swathes of the country outside the capital only rhetorically under government control.

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