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Encyclopedia > Central Africa
 ██ Central Africa ██ Middle Africa (UN subregion) ██ Central African Federation (defunct)
██ Central Africa ██ Middle Africa (UN subregion) ██ Central African Federation (defunct)

Central Africa is a core region of the African continent often considered to include: Image File history File links LocationCentralMiddleAfrica. ... Image File history File links LocationCentralMiddleAfrica. ... The definition of continental subregions in use by the United Nations. ... Official language English Federal Capital Salisbury (Harare) Form of Government Federal Dominion Head of State Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General Sir Humphrey Gibbs Prime Minister Roy Welensky Establishment August 10, 1953 Dissolution December 31, 1963 Currency Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound 1 Time zone  - in summer EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Middle Africa (as used by the United Nations when categorising geographic subregions) is an analogous term that describes the portion of Africa south of the Sahara Desert, east of Western Africa, but west of the Great Rift Valley. The region is dominated by the Congo River and its tributaries, which collectively drain a greater area than any river system except the Amazon. According to the UN, the nine countries of Middle Africa are: The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... The definition of continental subregions in use by the United Nations. ... The Sahara is the worlds second largest desert (second to Antarctica), over 9,000,000 km² (3,500,000 mi²), located in northern Africa and is 2. ...  Western Africa (UN subregion)  Maghreb West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of the African continent. ... Northern section of the Great Rift Valley. ... The Congo River (formerly known as some River) is the largest river in Western Central Africa. ... A satellite image of the mouth of the Amazon River, looking south The Amazon River or River Amazon (Spanish: ; Portuguese: ) of South America is the most voluminous river on earth, having a greater total flow than the next six largest rivers combined. ...

All of the states in the UN subregion of Middle Africa, plus those otherwise commonly reckoned in central Africa (11 states in total), comprise the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS). The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), in French Communauté Économique des États dAfrique Centrale (CEEAC), is a organisation for promotion of regional economic co-operation in Central Africa. ...


The Central African Federation (1953-1963), also called the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland and made up of what are now Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, are now variably regarded as parts of Southern Africa or Eastern Africa. See also British Central Africa (1891-1907). The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland was a short-lived, semi-independent state in southern Africa which existed from 1953 to the end of 1963, comprised of the former British colony of Southern Rhodesia and the Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland protectorates. ... Official language English Federal Capital Salisbury (Harare) Form of Government Federal Dominion Head of State Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General Sir Humphrey Gibbs Prime Minister Roy Welensky Establishment August 10, 1953 Dissolution December 31, 1963 Currency Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound 1 Time zone  - in summer EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Southern Africa ...  Eastern Africa (UN subregion)  East African Community  Central African Federation (defunct)  geographic, including above East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easternmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. ... Flag of British Central Africa The British Central Africa Protectorate existed in the area of present-day Malawi between 1891 and 1907. ...


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Encyclopedia: Central Africa (2184 words)
Central Africa, or Middle Africa (as by the United Nations when categorising geographic regions), is a term used to also describe the region of Africa south of the Sahara Desert, east of the Bulge of Africa, but west of the Great Rift Valley.
The Bulge of Africa is composed of West Africa and the Maghreb.
Central Africa is largely landlocked by the rest of the African continent except for the section of coastline that faces the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
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