Geography in Central African Republic

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Central African Republic

Official symbols in Central African Republic:

         
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Geography in Central African Republic


The continent: Africa
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
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Area in Central African Republic


Surface area

622 980 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 43 in the world of 233 (81,97%); 20 in Africa from 56 (66,07%)

Land area

622 980 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 230 (82,17%); 19 in Africa from 54 (66,67%)

Land use in Central African Republic


Land area

622 980 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 230 (82,17%); 19 in Africa from 54 (66,67%)

Agricultural land

8,15 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 186 in the world of 208 (11,06%); 51 in Africa from 53 (5,66%)
50 800 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 86 in the world of 209 (59,33%); 36 in Africa from 54 (35,19%)
1,04 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 207 (80,19%); 23 in Africa from 52 (57,69%)
10,24 % (2,05 % annual) ↗
min: 1,04; max: 3,14; max-min: 2,11 (67,03%); mid: 2,09;
-1,05 (-101,67%)

Arable land

2,89 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 159 in the world of 206 (23,30%); 43 in Africa from 53 (20,75%)
18 000 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 206 (59,22%); 30 in Africa from 53 (45,28%)
0,367 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 206 (87,86%); 3 in Africa from 53 (96,23%)
10,24 % (2,05 % annual) ↗
min: 0,367; max: 1,11; max-min: 0,745 (66,97%); mid: 0,740;
-0,372 (-101,36%)

Forest area

35,59 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 205 (58,54%); 20 in Africa from 53 (64,15%)
0,352 % (0,070 % annual) ↗
min: 35,59; max: 36,21; max-min: 0,626 (1,73%); mid: 35,90;
-0,313 (-0,880%)
221 700 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 206 (86,89%); 8 in Africa from 54 (87,04%)
0,352 % (0,070 % annual) ↗
min: 221 700; max: 225 600; max-min: 3 900 (1,73%); mid: 223 650;
-1 950 (-0,880%)
4,52 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 204 (95,59%); 4 in Africa from 52 (94,23%)
10,63 % (2,13 % annual) ↗
min: 4,52; max: 7,68; max-min: 3,15 (41,08%); mid: 6,10;
-1,58 (-34,87%)

Terrestrial protected areas

18,09 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 85 in the world of 204 (58,82%); 20 in Africa from 53 (64,15%)
0,300 % (0,060 % annual) ↘
min: 17,65; max: 18,09; max-min: 0,440 (2,43%); mid: 17,87;
0,220 (1,22%)
112 782 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 202 (82,18%); 15 in Africa from 51 (72,55%)
0,0003694 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 72 in the world of 202 (64,85%); 10 in Africa from 51 (82,35%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Central African Republic


Length of land borders

5 920 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 166 (84,94%); 9 in Africa from 49 (83,67%)

Number of Neighbors

6 [?] (2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 164 (87,80%); 8 in Africa from 49 (85,71%)

Elevation in Central African Republic


mean elevation

635 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 163 (66,26%); 19 in Africa from 48 (62,50%)

lowest point

335 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 73 (87,67%); 6 in Africa from 24 (79,17%)

highest point

1 420 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 143 in the world of 232 (38,79%); 42 in Africa from 56 (26,79%)

Main parameters in Central African Republic


Population

4 900 274 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 120 in the world of 233 (48,93%); 37 in Africa from 56 (35,71%)
9,29 % (1,86 % annual) ↘
min: 1 503 501; max: 4 900 274; max-min: 3 396 773 (69,32%); mid: 3 201 888;
1 698 387 (34,66%)

Surface area

622 980 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 43 in the world of 233 (81,97%); 20 in Africa from 56 (66,07%)

Population density

7,87 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 214 in the world of 230 (7,39%); 49 in Africa from 54 (11,11%)
9,29 % (1,86 % annual) ↘
min: 2,45; max: 7,87; max-min: 5,41 (68,79%); mid: 5,16;
2,71 (34,40%)

Population growth rate

1,98 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 64 in the world of 216 (70,83%); 42 in Africa from 54 (24,07%)
4,13 % (0,826 % annual) ↘
min: 1,61; max: 3,02; max-min: 1,41 (46,67%); mid: 2,32;
-0,338 (-17,12%)

Surface area

12,71 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 218 in the world of 233 (6,87%); 51 in Africa from 56 (10,71%)
10,24 % (2,05 % annual) ↗
min: 12,71; max: 41,48; max-min: 28,77 (69,35%); mid: 27,10;
-14,38 (-113,15%)