Bangassou

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Bangassou
Central market in Bangassou
Central market in Bangassou
Bangassou is located in Central African Republic
Bangassou
Bangassou
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates: 4°44′15″N 22°49′10″E / 4.737425°N 22.819462°E / 4.737425; 22.819462Coordinates: 4°44′15″N 22°49′10″E / 4.737425°N 22.819462°E / 4.737425; 22.819462
Country Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Republic
Prefecture Mbomou
Elevation 457 m (1,499 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 35,305

Bangassou is a city in the south eastern Central African Republic, lying on the north bank of the Mbomou River. It has a population of 24,447[1] (2003 census) and is the capital of the Mbomou prefecture. It is known for its wildlife, market, and nearby airport and is linked by ferry to the Democratic Republic of Congo on the south bank. The city is also home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bangassou.

Axmin Mining Camp and Kembe Falls are located in the area.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Bangassou
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 34
(94)
35
(95)
34
(94)
33
(92)
33
(91)
32
(89)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(89)
32
(89)
33
(91)
33
(91)
32.8
(90.9)
Average low °C (°F) 18
(65)
19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(69)
21
(69)
21
(69)
20
(68)
19
(67)
19
(67)
20
(68)
19
(67)
18
(65)
19.6
(67.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
43
(1.7)
119
(4.7)
137
(5.4)
230
(9)
183
(7.2)
183
(7.2)
206
(8.1)
193
(7.6)
264
(10.4)
97
(3.8)
38
(1.5)
1,716
(67.5)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

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