Central African Republic
Culture of Central African Republic
Customs and Courtesies
The people of Central African Republic consider a handshake a proper way to greet someone in formal or social settings. Visiting is a very popular way to spend whatever free time you have. Friends of the same age and gender hold hands while walking. During mealtime it is common to see children sitting on the ground or low stools to eat. The general way to eat is with your hands.