Stamps from Central African Republic
The former French colony of Ubangi-Shari became the Central African Republic upon independence in 1960. After three tumultuous decades of misrule - mostly by military governments - civilian rule was established in 1993 and lasted for one decade. President Ange-Felix Patasse's civilian government was plagued by unrest, and in March 2003 he was deposed in a military coup led by General Francois Bozize, who established a transitional government. Though the government has the tacit support of civil society groups and the main parties, a wide field of candidates contested the municipal, legislative, and presidential elections held in March and May of 2005 in which General Bozize was affirmed as president. Bozize was reelected in the 2011 elections, which were widely viewed as having gross inaccuracies and discrepancies. The government still does not fully control the countryside, where pockets of lawlessness persist. Militant group Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) continues to affect stability in the Central African Republic as well.

CIA—The World Factbook

Central African Republic began printing stamps in 1959. Printing of Mary stamps began in 1972.

 

Map of Central African Republic

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1970s

Madonna and Child

Adoration of the Child


Holy Family


Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

 
1980s

Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

Madonna in the Garden

Holy Family

Annunciation

Virgin of the Rocks

Adoration of the Shepherds

Madonna and Child with Donor

Virgin and Infant Jesus

Virgin with Rabbit

Madonna and Child

Marcellin Champagnat—Madonna and Child
     

 

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