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Last verified: Thursday, 9. April 2020 at 07:42 AM

Central African Republic Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon It is not safe to travel Central African Republic

Local Situation: 5.0 / 5

It is not safe to travel Central African Republic. We detected travel advisories from 8 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.8 / 5

Central African Republic shares a land border with 5 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Central African Republic), the Advisory Index is 3.8 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Sudan (4.1), Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.9), Chad (3.7), Cameroon with 3.1 and Republic of the Congo with 2.8 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Central African Republic

There are currently 10 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Central African Republic. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Central African Republic.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Central African Republic

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Central African Republic.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Central African Republic from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 5.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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If you choose to travel to the Central African Republic despite our advice, note it now has confirmed cases of COVID-19. You’ll be required to self-isolate for 14 days if you arrive there from a country with local transmission of COVID-19. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to the dangerous security ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/central-african-republic

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to the Global Health Advisory, Embassy Bangui’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens, crime, civil unrest, and kidnapping. On March 18, 2020, the Department of State allowed for ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/central-african-republic-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Germany

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Zentralafrikanische Republik: Reisewarnung: Reisewarnung. The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Source: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/zentralafrikanischerepubliksicherheit/226450

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Austria

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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Zentralafrikanische Republik.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/zentralafrikanische-republik/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid all travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/central-african-republic

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Cyprus

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Individual rating changes for Central African Republic

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Central African Republic. Most recent events first.

Changes from December 19th 2019

The total rating for Central African Republic changed from 4.9 to 5.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Central African Republic to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from December 2nd 2019

The total rating for Central African Republic changed from 5.0 to 4.9. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government decreased their existing warning for Central African Republic to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 5.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Central African Republic changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The Cypriot government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The Austrian government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The German government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The United States government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Central African Republic with a rating of 5.0.

About Central African Republic

Central African Republic with its capital Bangui is a country in Africa (Middle Africa), slightly smaller than Texas (622,984 km²). The country is located Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, dry winters; mild to hot, wet summers. The landscape is vast, flat to rolling, monotonous plateau; scattered hills in northeast and southwest. With a population of about 4.43 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Bangui
Population about 4.43 million
Size 622.984 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Texas
Common languages French, Kongo, Lingala
Currency Franc (short: XAF)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +236
Internet Top Level Domain .cf
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 CF
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 CAF
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 140

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Central African Republic is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • deforestation
  • desertification
  • poaching has diminished the country's reputation as one of the last great wildlife refuges
  • tap water is not potable

Natural hazzards

  • floods are common
  • hot, dry, dusty harmattan winds affect northern areas

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Central African Republic. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. brewing
  2. diamond mining
  3. gold
  4. logging
  5. sugar refining

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. cassava
  3. coffee
  4. corn
  5. cotton
  6. manioc
  7. millet
  8. tapioca
  9. timber
  10. tobacco

Central African Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Central African Republic.

Export products

  1. coffee
  2. cotton
  3. diamonds
  4. timber

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. electrical equipment
  3. food
  4. machinery
  5. motor vehicles
  6. petroleum products
  7. pharmaceuticals
  8. textiles

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Central African Republic?

Central African Republic is currently rated at 5,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 8 official sources. It is not safe to travel Central African Republic.

Is it safe to travel Central African Republic in 2020?

With these high scores (5,0) you should avoid all kind of travel to Central African Republic and maybe pick another location. This is not a place for holidays.

How many travel advisories do you know for Central African Republic?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 8 individual sources for Central African Republic.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Central African Republic?

There are currently 10 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Central African Republic. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Central African Republic.

What is the size of Central African Republic?

Central African Republic has a size of 622,984 km² or 240,535 mi² which is slightly smaller than Texas.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.