Central African Republic: Geography#

LocationCentral Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Geographic Coordinates7 00 N, 21 00 E 7.0,21.0
Area total: 622,984 sq km
land: 622,984 sq km
water: 0 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 5,920 km
border countries: Cameroon 901 km, Chad 1,556 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,747 km, Republic of the Congo 487 km, South Sudan 1,055 km, Sudan 174 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Oubangui River 335 m
highest point: Mont Ngaoui 1,420 m
Highest MountainsAs there is no entry in Wolfram we are listing mountain list of Geonames only:
According to Geonames: Mont Toussoro 1330 m; Goule 1242 m; Koun Nzoro 1201 m; Pana 1183 m; Jebel Abu Rasein 1144 m

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Terrainvast, flat to rolling, monotonous plateau; scattered hills in northeast and southwest
Natural Hazardshot, dry, dusty harmattan winds affect northern areas; floods are common
Natural Resourcediamonds, uranium, timber, gold, oil, hydropower
Land Usearable land: 2.89%
permanent crops: 0.13%
other: 96.98% (2011)
Climatetropical; hot, dry winters; mild to hot, wet summers
Irrigated Land1.35 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources144.4 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuestap water is not potable; poaching has diminished the country's reputation as one of the last great wildlife refuges; desertification; deforestation
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: Law of the Sea
Large CitiesBangui; Bimbo; Mbaiki; Berberati; Kaga-Bandoro
Important Cities
Geography-notelandlocked; almost the precise center of Africa