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Ouesso
Ouesso is located in Republic of the Congo
Ouesso
Ouesso
Location in the Republic of the Congo
Coordinates: 1°36′49″N 16°03′06″E / 1.61361°N 16.05167°E / 1.61361; 16.05167
Country Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Republic of the Congo
Region Sangha Region
District Ouésso District
City Ville de Ouésso
Ouésso Flag - Republic of the Congo
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 31,062
 • Density 6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)

Ouesso is a town in the northern Republic of the Congo, lying on the Sangha River and surrounded by rainforest. It is linked by ferry with Brazzaville and is known for the pygmy people who live nearby. It is the capital of the Sangha Region.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ouesso
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
32
(89)
32
(90)
33
(91)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(85)
29
(85)
30
(86)
31
(87)
31
(87)
30
(86)
30.8
(87.3)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(69)
21
(69)
22
(71)
22
(71)
22
(71)
21
(70)
21
(69)
21
(69)
21
(69)
21
(69)
21
(69)
20
(68)
21.2
(69.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 56
(2.2)
79
(3.1)
150
(5.9)
130
(5)
150
(6)
117
(4.6)
79
(3.1)
155
(6.1)
221
(8.7)
226
(8.9)
150
(6)
84
(3.3)
1,597
(62.9)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

Timeline[edit]

2007[edit]

In April 2007, a Korean consortium proposed to build a railway to Ouesso from Brazzaville, in exchange for a concession to harvest timber.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Ouesso, Republic of Congo". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.
  2. ^ Ouesso railway

Coordinates: 01°36′49″N 16°03′06″E / 1.61361°N 16.05167°E / 1.61361; 16.05167