Central Africa: Polity Style: 1958-2016

1 Dec 1958 member state of the Communauté (French Community)
1 Dec 1958 - 4 Dec 1976 République Centrafricaine
13 Aug 1960 acceded to independence by agreement with the Communauté
4 Dec 1976 Constitution of the Central African Empire is promulgated, decree of 4 Dec 1976 (Journal Officiel de l'Empire Centrafricain, N° Spécial, décembre 1976, pp. 667-672)
4 Dec 1976 - 20 Sep 1979 Empire Centrafricain
21 Sep 1979 - République Centrafricaine [1]

[1] In Sango: Koddorosêse tî Bê-Afrîka (other versions of spelling exist); the Constitutions of 1995 and 2004 designate Sango as an official language, but French continues as the sole language for official purposes.
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