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Ouham, prefecture of Central African Republic
Ouham, prefecture of Central African Republic
Country Central African Republic
Capital Bossangoa
 • Total 50,250 km2 (19,400 sq mi)
Population (2003 census)
 • Total 369,220
 • Density 7.3/km2 (19/sq mi)

Ouham is one of the 16 prefectures of the Central African Republic.[1][2] Its capital is Bossangoa.


The prefecture is in the north-west of the Central African Republic. In the north it has a border with Chad. In the south is the prefecture Ombella-Mpoko, in the west the prefecture Ouham-Pendé and in the east the prefectures Nana-Grébizi and Kémo.


  1. ^ "Population Prefecture". stat-centrafrique.com. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Central African Republic Prefectures". statoids.com. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 

Coordinates: 7°00′N 18°00′E / 7.000°N 18.000°E / 7.000; 18.000