Mobaye is a settlement with a population of 7,176 (2003 census) in the Basse-Kotto prefecture of Central African Republic.[1] It lies on the Ubangi River.[2]

Mobaye
Mobaye is located in Central African Republic
Mobaye
Mobaye
Location in Central African Republic
Coordinates: 4°19′N 21°11′E / 4.317°N 21.183°E / 4.317; 21.183
CountryCentral African Republic
PrefectureBasse-Kotto
Population
 (2003)
 • Total7,176

HistoryEdit

On 8 February 2013 Mobaye was captured by Séléka rebels.[3] In September 2019 Mobaye was reportedly under joint control of Anti-balaka and Union for Peace in the Central African Republic.[4] On 4 May 2021 Mobaye was recaptured by government forces.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central African Republic". City Population. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  2. ^ Clive Alfred Spinager (2012). "20.8 CAR and Chad". African Ecology: Benchmarks and Historical Perspectives. Springer. p. 989.
  3. ^ Situation Report No. 6 (as of 18 February 2013)
  4. ^ Letter dated 6 December 2019 from the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic extended pursuant to resolution 2454 (2019) addressed to the President of the Security Council , page 26
  5. ^ RCA : la ville de Mobaye, chef-lieu de la Basse-Kotto, a été reprise par les forces alliées ce mardi soir, 4 May 2021

Coordinates: 4°19′N 21°11′E / 4.317°N 21.183°E / 4.317; 21.183