Bobangui

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Bobangui
Bobangui is located in Central African Republic
Bobangui
Bobangui
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates: 4°3′0″N 18°7′0″E / 4.05000°N 18.11667°E / 4.05000; 18.11667Coordinates: 4°3′0″N 18°7′0″E / 4.05000°N 18.11667°E / 4.05000; 18.11667
Country Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Republic
Prefecture Lobaye
District Mbaki
Elevation 422 m (1,385 ft)
Population
 • Total 16 486

Bobangui (or Bougangui) is a large M'Baka village in Lobaye, Central African Republic, located at the edge of the equatorial forest some 80 kilometres (50 mi) southwest of the capital, Bangui. Both Prime Minister Barthélemy Boganda and dictator Jean-Bédel Bokassa were born in this village.

Nearby towns and villages include Botoko (1.0 nm), Karawa (8.1 nm), Zende (8.6 nm), Gbokopeteme (9.2 nm) and Bogombe (1.0 nm).