Bamingui

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Bamingui
Bamingui is located in Central African Republic
Bamingui
Bamingui
Location in the Central African Republic
Coordinates: 7°34′N 20°11′E / 7.567°N 20.183°E / 7.567; 20.183Coordinates: 7°34′N 20°11′E / 7.567°N 20.183°E / 7.567; 20.183
Country Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Republic
Prefecture Bamingui-Bangoran
Sub-prefecture Bamingui
Population (2003)
 • Total 6,230
Time zone UTC + 1

Bamingui is a town and sub-prefecture in the Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture in the northern Central African Republic.[1] It lies on the south bank of the Chari River (Bamingui River) along National Route 8, 529 kilometres (329 mi) by road northeast of the capital of Bangui.[2] As of 2003 it had a population of 6230 people. When the fighting resumed in December 2012 between the FACA loyalists and the rebel coalition of Séléka, the city fell to rebel forces.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maplandia world gazetteer
  2. ^ Google Inc. "Bamingui". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Bamingui&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=rcs&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&sa=N&tab=wl. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Centrafrique: Bangui sous la menace des rebelles" (in French). Le Figaro. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "La France n'est pas en Centrafrique pour y protéger «un régime" (in French). Libération. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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