Central African Republic international travel guide

Central African Republic

Central African Republic is part of Africa with main city at Bangui. It's usually 🌤️ 24.90 °C in Central African Republic with a rainfall of 🌧 163.72 mm. Internet speed in Central African Republic is on average 0.9 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Central African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French and Sango. Automatic teller machines are rare in Central African Republic. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~24.90 °C   🌧 ~163.72 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

All commercial flights to and from Central African Republic have been suspended. If you’re staying in Central African Republic, follow the advice of local authorities, make preparations for a possible extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to the dangerous security situation, activities of armed groups and high levels of serious crime.

issued date: April 14, 2020

General

🔌 Sockets

Central African Republic uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French and Sango

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Central African Republic uses the Central African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XAF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Central African Republic. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Central African Republic is on average 0.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Central African Republic is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📞 Calling

To call Central African Republic, dial +, then 236 (the country code for Central African Republic), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Central African Republic, start with the area code. In the case above area code is - Geographic fixed - .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Police

112

Ambulance

113

Fire department

110

Last updated: May 21, 2020