The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Prime minister: Mahamat Kamoun Government: Republic Population: 4.616 million (2013) Official languages: French, Sango Destinations: Bangui, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, More
Same-sex sexual activity is legal.
However, the U.S. Department of State’s 2012 human rights report found that,
The penal code criminalizes consensual same-sex sexual activity. The penalty for “public expression of love” between persons of the same sex is imprisonment for six months to two years or a fine of between 150,000 and 600,000 CFA francs ($300 and $1,200). When one of the participants is a child, the adult may be sentenced to two to five years’ imprisonment or a fine of 100,000 to 800,000 CFA francs ($200 and $1,600); however, there were no reports that police arrested or detained persons [in 2012] under these provisions.