The Central European Initiative (CEI) was established on 11 November 1989 as the Quadrilateral Initiative, 27 July 1991 became the Hexagonal Initiative, July 1992, its present name was adopted. The CEI aims to form an economic and political cooperation group for the region between the Adriatic and the Baltic Seas.

Central African Republic

Location: Central Africa Official name: Central African Republic Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1960 / 1960 Capital city: Bangui Population: 4.5 million / 19 people per sq mile (7 people per sq km) Total land area: 240,534 square miles (622,984 square km) Language(s) spoken: Sango, Banda, Gbaya, French (official language) … Read more


The Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (CEPGL) was established on 20 September 1976 to promote regional economic cooperation and integration for its member countries.