Central African Republic

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Abstract

One of the four territories of French Equatorial Africa, the Central African Republic became independent on 13 Aug. 1960. A constitution of 1976 provided for a parliamentary democracy to be known as the Central African Empire. President Bokassa became Emperor Bokassa I. He was overthrown in 1979. In 1981 Gen. André Kolingba took power, initiating a gradual return to constitutional rule.

Keywords

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Further Reading

  1. Kalck, Pierre, Historical Dictionary of the Central African Republic. 3rd ed. 2004Google Scholar
  2. Titley, B., Dark Age: The Political Odyssey of Emperor Bokassa. 1997Google Scholar
  3. National Statistical Office: Division des Statistiques, des Études Économiques et Sociales, BP 696, Bangui.Google Scholar
  4. Website (French only): http://www.stat-centrafrique.com

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