Central Africa

Central Africa is a region of bounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, the African Rift Valley in the east, the plains in the north, and the Zambezi basin in the south.

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is the capital of the . Photo: Antoine Moens de Hase, CC BY 2.0.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the largest and most populous country in Central Africa. Photo: Bergeycm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a diverse and multi-ethnic country. Western tourism is rare, though most of the country's tourists do come from Europe. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a country in Central Africa. This country is rich in natural beauty, and in natural resources with large reserves of oil and diamonds, hydroelectric potential, and rich agricultural land. Photo: Jjtkk, CC0.


The is in Central Africa. The country is also known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its giant eastern neighbour, the . Photo: Bsm15, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a country in Central Africa. It was a region of until it became an independent country on 9 July 2011 after a referendum held in January that year. Photo: SuSanA Secretariat, CC BY 2.0.

The , at the geographic center of Africa, has incredible wildlife but is undergoing a civil war and is too dangerous for travel. Photo: zongo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small country in , divided into two parts, the mainland and the islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a country in Central Africa with an array of landscapes and wildlife in its 13 national parks. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY 2.0.

consists of two main islands straddling the Equator off the Atlantic coast of Central Africa. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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