Paoua

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Paoua
Paoua is located in Central African Republic
Paoua
Paoua
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates: 7°15′N 16°26′E / 7.250°N 16.433°E / 7.250; 16.433Coordinates: 7°15′N 16°26′E / 7.250°N 16.433°E / 7.250; 16.433
Country Central African Republic
Prefecture Ouham-Pendé

Paoua is a town located in the Central African Republic prefecture of Ouham-Pendé. Paoua and its surrounding territories have become something of a ghost town after rebel and government soldier attacks in 2006 and 2007, with much of the population fleeing into the bush or into refugee camps. [1]

The town is the birthplace of former president of the Republic Ange-Félix Patassé.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/200803171381.html