Key: 3050  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 30
Issued: 2348 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 622,984 sq.km; Population - 3,576,000; Capital - Bangui
A Republic, located in central west Africa, north of the Equator. Economy based
on export of diamonds, timber and coffee.
Formerly the French colony of UBANGI-SHARI which in 1910, conjoined with
MIDDLE CONGO, GABON and CHAD (TCHAD) to form FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA.
In 1958 voted to become an autonomous republic within the Community of FRANCE
and fully Independent Republic since August 13th, 1960.
First stamps issued in 1959. Direct UPU membership since June 28th, 1961. Annual
output about 160.
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Inscriptions
REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE
EMPIRE CENTRAFRICAIN overprinted on stamps of Central African Republic
EMPIRE CENTRAFRICAIN
FM overprinted on stamps of Central African Republic

Index
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
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Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

UBANGI-SHARI
Ubangi-shari

MIDDLE CONGO
Middle Congo

GABON
Gabon

CHAD (TCHAD)
Chad (tchad)

FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA
French Equatorial Africa

FRANCE
France