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Public Holidays in the Central African Republic

Central African Republic Public And National Holidays

List of Public Holidays in the Central African Republic, national holiday celebrations, bank holidays, official holiday calendar, legal holidays, and religious festivals for the year.

The CAR or the Central Asian Republic is Central Asia’s landlocked country. The majority of its parts is consists of the plateau (a flat piece of land almost 941 meters above the sea). In 2008, the estimated population of this country is over 4.4 million with an area of 620,000 sq. Kilometers.  It shares its border with Chad in the East, Sudan in the Northeast, South Sudan in the East, Cameroon in the West, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the south. The south region of CAR is stuffed with thick forest and considered as the home of rare gorillas. Bouar, Zinga, and Ouadda are some of the most important towns.

The people of the Central African Republic are very charming and respect all religious and national occasions and celebrate all these events with minorities to morally support them

Public Holidays in the Central African Republic

Date Holiday Comments
January 01 New Year’s Day Observance
March 29 Boganda Day
March 28 Palm Sunday Observance
April 05 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
May 13 Ascension Day 40 Days after Easter
May 12 – 13 Korité End of Ramadan
May 24 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter
June 30 General Prayer Day
July 19 – 20 Tabaski Feast of Sacrifice
August 13 Independence Day
August 15 Assumption Day
November 01 All Saint’s Day
December 01 Republic Day National Day
December 25 Christmas Day Public holiday
December 26 Boxing Day Observance

Central African Republic – Statistics & Facts

President of the Central African Republic

Faustin-Archange Touadéra is the current President of the Central Asian Republic and elected in 2016, on March-30. He was elected after the second round of voting against former Prime Minister Anicet Georges Dologuelé.

Prime Minister of Central African Republic

Simplice Sarandji was born in 1995, on April-04 and serves as the Prime Minister of Central African Republic from 2  April 2016 to 27 February .

The Population of the Central African Republic

According to an estimate in 2016, the total population of the Central African Republic is consists of almost 4.6 million individuals.

Flag of Central African Republic

The current national flag of the Central African Republic is consist of four horizontal bars of blue, white, green, and yellow, and a red vertical bar diving them into equal halves along with a five-pointed yellow star located in the top left corner.


The Currency of the Central African Republic

The national currency of the Central African CFA franc. The official code for currency is XAF.

The Religion of the Central African Republic

Majority of its population belongs to Christianity, almost 9% adhere to Islam, about 10% are irreligious. Read more about Christian holidays.

Dialing code of Central African Republic

The international dialing code of CAR is +236.

Crime Rate of Central African Republic

The central Asian Republic has crime index 86.52 and safety index 13.48 in the world.

Famous Airport of Central African Republic

Some of the busiest airports of CAR are Alindao Airport which serves Alindao city, Bakouma Airport which serves Bakouma city, Bambari Airport which serves Bambari city, Bangassou Airport which serves Bangassou city, and Bangui M’Poko International Airport which serves Bangui city.

Top Destinations Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is one of the richest countries in the world. There are many different places that are packed with beauty and worth a trip including Bangui Center, Zinga, Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Boali Waterfalls, Chinko Nature Reserve, Bouar Megaliths, Kembe, Lobaye, Birao, Mbaiki, Bamingui, Bimbo, and Berberati.

Area of Central African Republic

The total area of the Central African Republic is almost 622,980 sq. Kilometers.

GDP of Central African Republic

In 2017, the estimated GDP of Central African Republic is 1.95 billion US dollars which is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world’s economy.

Sports of Central African Republic

Like many European countries, Football is one of the most played sports in the Central African Republic.


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