Central African Republic Genealogy

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== Getting started with Cambodia research  ==
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== Getting started with Central African Republic research  ==
  
Cambodia is divided into 3 municipalities [Keb, Penh and Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)] and 20 provinces; Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, and Takev. However, most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in 1887. Following Japanese occupation in World War II, Cambodia gained full independence from France in 1953.  
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The '''Central African Republic''' (CAR) is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It borders Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the south, and Cameroon in the west.  
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Most of the CAR consists of Sudano-Guinean savannas but it also includes a Sahelo-Sudanese zone in the north and an equatorial forest zone in the south. Two thirds of the country lies in the basins of the Ubangi River, which flows south into the Congo River, while the remaining third lies in the basin of the Chari River, which flows north into Lake Chad.
  
 
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*http://www.mekong.net/cambodia/index.htm
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*http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/intl/CAF/AFR-CENTRAL-AFRICAN-REPUBLIC.html  
*http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~royalty/cambodia/persons.html  
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*http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/38/ http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/38/
*http://www.camnet.com.kh/archives.cambodia/English/welcome.htm
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*http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.asia.cambodia/mb.ashx
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*http://www.adoptionmiracle.org/links.asp
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Getting started with Central African Republic research

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It borders Chad in the north, Sudan in the east, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the south, and Cameroon in the west.

Most of the CAR consists of Sudano-Guinean savannas but it also includes a Sahelo-Sudanese zone in the north and an equatorial forest zone in the south. Two thirds of the country lies in the basins of the Ubangi River, which flows south into the Congo River, while the remaining third lies in the basin of the Chari River, which flows north into Lake Chad.

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