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Rafaï

Rafaï
Rafaï is located in Central African Republic
Rafaï
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates:
Country Central African Republic
Prefecture Mbomou
Population
 • Total 14,000

Rafaï[1] is a town and sub-prefecture on the Chinko River, in the Central African Republic prefecture of Mbomou. Its estimated population is about 14,000 people.

History

The Sultanate of Rafaï was the last of Ubangi-Shari to still have its sultan.[2] The last sultan assumed the throne in 1909.[2]

Transport

Rafaï has a small civilian airport with a 4,249 foot unpaved runway.

Notes

  1. ^ Rafaï (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ a b Gide, André (1927). Voyage au Congo: Carnets de Route. Paris: Gallimard.  


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