Kabo

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Kabo
Kabo is located in Central African Republic
Kabo
Kabo
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates: 7°41′58″N 18°37′45″E / 7.69944°N 18.62917°E / 7.69944; 18.62917Coordinates: 7°41′58″N 18°37′45″E / 7.69944°N 18.62917°E / 7.69944; 18.62917
CountryCentral African Republic
PrefectureOuham
Elevation
1,381 ft (421 m)
Population
 • Total13,637

Kabo[1] is a town in the northern Central African Republic, lying north west of Kaga Bandoro. It is a market town and the border post for Chad.

History[edit]

The northern nomads in the Central African Republic resented the central government and a rebel People's Army for the Restoration of the Republic and Democracy (PAPRD) was formed in the 1990s. Clashes between the rebels and the central government intensified,[2] and many people from Kabo and the surrounding area fled as refugees to Chad. However, in January 2008, PAPRD and the Central African Armed Forces (FACA) agreed on a ceasefire for the Kabo area, allowing many of the refugees to return.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kabo (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Staff (3 December 2001). "CAR clashes mar peace efforts". BBC News.
  3. ^ "Mia Farrow sees children returning to schools in northern Central African Republic". UNICEF. 27 June 2008. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008.

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