Mobayi-Mbongo

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Mobayi-Mbongo
Mobayi-Mbongo is located in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mobayi-Mbongo
Mobayi-Mbongo
Coordinates: 4°18′00″N 21°10′48″E / 4.300°N 21.180°E / 4.300; 21.180Coordinates: 4°18′00″N 21°10′48″E / 4.300°N 21.180°E / 4.300; 21.180
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Province Nord-Ubangi
Territory Mobayi-Mbongo Territory
Population (2012)
 • Total 5,640
National language Lingala
The best dancer on the Ubangi at Banzyville, 1906
Bananas being brought by children into Banzyville, 1906

Mobayi-Mbongo, formerly known as Banzyville or Banzystad, is a town in Nord-Ubangi Province, in the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Ubangi River. It lies opposite the Central African town of Mobaye.[1] As of 2012 the estimated population was 5,640.[2]

A small hydroelectric power station was opened in 1989, with some of the power being exported to the CAR.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blaes, X. (October 2008). "Découpage administratif de la République Démocratique du Congo" (PDF). PNUD-SIG. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 2011-12-09. 
  2. ^ "Mobayi-Mbongo". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  3. ^ Europa Publications Limited (2002). Africa South of the Sahara 2003. Routledge. ISBN 1-85743-131-6.