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Central African Empire

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Central African Empire became independent as the Central African Republic on 13 Aug. 1960, after having been one of the 4 territories of French Equatorial Africa (under the name of Ubangi Shari) and from 1 Dec. 1958 a member state of the French Community. In Jan. 1959 the 4 republics formed an ‘economic, technical and customs union’.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1979

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  • John Paxton

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