Territory in central Africa, ruled since 1960 by the République centrafricaine/Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka


Central African Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"The Central African Republic (CAR) (French: République centrafricaine or Centrafrique; Sango Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka), is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It borders Chad in the north, Sudan in the northeast, South Sudan in the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Congo in the south, and Cameroon in the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 km2, and has an estimated population of about 4.4 million as of 2008. Bangui is the capital city. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Central African Republic | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Not Free, Aggregate Score: 7, Political Rights: 7, Civil Liberties: 7
"While Central African Republic (CAR) was beset by periodic intercommunal violence throughout 2015, the fighting was less severe than it had been in the months that followed the 2013 coup, in which largely Muslim Séléka rebel forces had overthrown President François Bozizé. The modest lull in violence between former Séléka groups on one hand, and Christian militias known as anti-Balaka on the other, permitted the commencement of long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections and a constitutional referendum."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 4.87, Rank: 155, Personal Freedom: 4.73, Economic Freedom: 5.01, Democracy Index: 1.27
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 5.01, Rank: 155