Current travel advisories for Central African Republic

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

It is not safe to travel Central African Republic.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 4.9 / 5

Central African Republic is a country in Africa (Middle Africa) with around 5 million citizens and a land mass of 622,984 km². We detected travel advisories from 9 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.1 / 5

Central African Republic shares land borders with 5 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.1 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.8), Sudan (3.8), Chad (3.6), Cameroon with (2.3) and Republic of the Congo with (2.2 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese nationals travelling to the Central African Republic against all but essential travel to the central area of the Capital city of Bangui (between the airport and Oubangui river), and against all travel to the rest of Bangui and the rest of the country.

Danger level: 4

Avoid all travel to certain areas.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/central/Pages/central_african_republic.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
This travel advice has been reviewed. The level of our advice has not changed. Do not travel to the Central African Republic.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/central-african-republic-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may occur with little or no notice. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in the Central African Republic as U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization to travel outside the Embassy compound. Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 5

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German government

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/zentralafrikanischerepubliksicherheit/226450

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Zentralafrikanische Republik: Reisewarnung: Reisewarnung. The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Danger level: 5

Travel Warning.

Austrian government

https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/zentralafrikanische-republik/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Austrian Government advises again travelling Zentralafrikanische Republik.

Danger level: 5

Travel Warning.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/central-african-republic

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid all travel.

Danger level: 5

Avoid all travel.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/central-african-republic

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) due to the unstable security situation, activities of armed rebel groups and the high level of violent crime. New Zealanders currently in CAR are advised to depart as soon as it is safe to do so. New Zealanders who remain in CAR against our advice should avoid any unnecessary travel, keep a low profile, maintain a high degree of personal security awareness and take all possible security precautions to protect their safety. We recommend ensuring you have adequate stocks of essential supplies on hand, and monitor media reports and local information sources closely to keep up to date on the security situation. 

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

Cypriot government

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid travel completely

Danger level: 5

Avoid travel completely.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/central-african-republic/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel

Danger level: 5

Do not travel.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 5 million
Covering landmass
622,984 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (XAF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
CF
Phone prefix
+236
Top Level Domain
.cf
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Central African Republic (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.