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Ouham-Pendé

Ouham-Pendé
Prefecture
Ouham-Pendé, prefecture of Central African Republic
Ouham-Pendé, prefecture of Central African Republic
Country Central African Republic
Capital Bozoum
Area
 • Total 32,100 km2 (12,400 sq mi)
Population (2003 census)
 • Total 430,506
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)

Ouham-Pendé is one of the 14 prefectures of the Central African Republic.[1][2] Its capital is Bozoum. The region contains several ghost towns such as Goroumo, Beogombo Deux and Paoua due to government forces ransacking them and armed bandits killing all the male inhabitants over the years from 2005 to 2008.[3][4]

In the north it has a border with Cameroun and Chad. In the south is the prefecture Ombella-Mpoko, in the south-west the prefecture Nana-Mambéré and in the east the prefecture Ouham.

Notes

  1. ^ "Population Prefecture". stat-centrafrique.com. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Central African Republic Prefectures". statoids.com. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Massacre haunts CAR villagers".  
  4. ^ "Deserted villages and abandoned lives".  


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