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Central Africa is a region of Africa on the center and west of the continent. While the climate is significantly tropical, warm around the year, the Congo basin has the most rainfall on the continent, with more arid savanna climate in the north and south.

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Kinshasa is the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the largest and most populous country in Central Africa.
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Angola, a country in Central Africa, is bordered by Namibia in the south, Zambia in the east, and the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the north.
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Cameroon is in Central Africa. It borders Nigeria to the west, Chad to the northeast, the Central African Republic to the east and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south.
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The Republic of the Congo is in Central Africa. The country is also known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its giant eastern neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The Central African Republic is at the geographic center of Africa, bordered by Cameroon to the west, Chad to the north, Sudan and South Sudan to the east, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of the Congo to the south.
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Gabon is a country in Western Central Africa. It lies on the Equator, on the Atlantic Ocean coast, between the Republic of the Congo to the south and east, Equatorial Guinea to the northwest and Cameroon to the north.
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South Sudan is a country in Central Africa. It was a region of Sudan until it became an independent country on 9 July 2011 after a referendum was held in January that year.
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Equatorial Guinea is a small country in West Africa, divided into two parts, the mainland and the islands.
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São Tomé and Príncipe is a small island nation off the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, located in the Gulf of Guinea, straddling the Equator, west of Gabon.
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Central Africa

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  • Latitude of center:  5° 26' 27.7" (5.441°) south
  • Longitude of center:  22° 40' 32.8" (22.6758°) east
  • Wikidata:  Central Africa
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Central Africa

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