Sangha River

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Designations
Official name Partie camerounaise du fleuve Sangha
Designated 2 February 2008
Reference no. 1739[1]
Official name Sangha-Nouabalé-Ndoki
Designated 4 March 2009
Reference no. 1858[2]
Official name Riviere Sangha située en République Centrafricaine
Designated 5 November 2009
Reference no. 1889[3]
The Sangha River in the Central African Republic in 2010

The Sangha River, a tributary of the Congo River, is located in Central Africa.

Geography[edit]

The Sangha River is formed at the confluence of the Mambéré River and the Kadéï River at Nola in the western Central African Republic. (3°30′55″N 16°2′50″E / 3.51528°N 16.04722°E / 3.51528; 16.04722 (Sangha River head)) The Sangha flows along the border of Cameroon, with the Central African Republic, and then the Republic of Congo. It joins the Congo River at 1°12′45″S 16°49′40″E / 1.21250°S 16.82778°E / -1.21250; 16.82778 (Sagha River mouth)Coordinates: 1°12′45″S 16°49′40″E / 1.21250°S 16.82778°E / -1.21250; 16.82778 (Sagha River mouth)

The tributaries of the Sangha River include the Ngoko River (Dja river). Its river mouth and confluence with the Sangha is at Ouésso, in the Republic of the Congo. (1°39′5″N 16°3′25″E / 1.65139°N 16.05694°E / 1.65139; 16.05694 (Ngoko River mouth)).

Ecology[edit]

The Sangha River is a Freshwater ecoregion of Africa. Its wetlands in the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Congo are protected Ramsar sites.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partie camerounaise du fleuve Sangha". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Sangha-Nouabalé-Ndoki". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Riviere Sangha située en République Centrafricaine". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.

External links[edit]

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