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Bangui, Central African Republic

Bangui is the capital of the Central African Republic. It is situated just west of the Ubangi river. Soapmaking and breweries are common industries in Bangui. There is an oil port here and cotton, timber, coffee and sisal are shipped from the river port. Important buildings and institutions in Bangui include the University of Bangui, which was founded in 1969, the National School of Arts, founded in 1966, research institutes and museums.

Road, railway and river transport connect it with the rest of the country. Also, river and railways connect Bangui with Brazzaville, in Congo. Roads also connect Bangui with Chad and Cameroon, while ferry service connects it to Zongo in Congo (Zaire).

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