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Mbomou, prefecture of Central African Republic
Mbomou, prefecture of Central African Republic
CountryCentral African Republic
 • Total61,150 km2 (23,610 sq mi)
 (2003 census)
 • Total164,009
 • Density2.7/km2 (6.9/sq mi)
Mbomou can also refer to the Mbomou River.

Mbomou is one of the sixteen prefectures of the Central African Republic.[1][2] It covers an area of 61,150 square kilometres (23,610 sq mi) and has a population of 132,740 (2003 census), giving a population density of only 2.2 inhabitants per square kilometre. The capital is Bangassou. Nearby are the Kembe Falls on the River Kotto. The prefecture is governed by Pierrette Benguere.


  1. ^ "Population Prefecture". stat-centrafrique.com. Retrieved 31 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Central African Republic Prefectures". statoids.com. Retrieved 31 January 2012.

Coordinates: 5°00′N 23°30′E / 5.000°N 23.500°E / 5.000; 23.500