Central African Republic Genealogy

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Guide to Central African Republic ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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The Central African Republic (CAR) is a country in Africa bordered by Chad, Sudan, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Cameroon. It was formerly a colony of France. The official languages are Sango and French.[1]

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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Central African Republic.

The prefectures are:

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Central African Republic," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_African_Republic, accessed 3 May 2016.