Central African Republic Independence Day

Central African Republic Independence Day

August 13; December 1
On December 1, 1958, the region now known as Central African Republic became a republic within the French Community. The republic achieved independence from France on August 13, 1960. Both days are celebrated as national holidays.
CONTACTS:
Central African Republic Embassy
1618 22nd St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-483-7800; fax: 202-332-9893
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 135
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 218
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