Nana-Mambéré is one of the 16 prefectures of the Central African Republic.[1][2] It covers an area of 26,600 km2 and has a population of 233,666 (2003 census). The capital is Bouar. It was part of Kamerun when it was a German colony between 1884 and 1916.

Nana-Mambéré, prefecture of Central African Republic
Nana-Mambéré, prefecture of Central African Republic
CountryCentral African Republic
 • Total26,600 km2 (10,300 sq mi)
 (2003 census)
 • Total233,666
 • Density8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)

Other locations in Nana-Mambéré are Abba, Baboua, Gallo and Yanoye. Bouar, principal city of Nana-Mambéré, is also the headquarters of the Evangelical Lutheran Church for the Central African Republic. The church's seminary and biblical school are located in Baboua.


  1. ^ "Population Prefecture". Retrieved 2 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Central African Republic Prefectures". Retrieved 2 February 2012.

Coordinates: 5°30′N 15°30′E / 5.500°N 15.500°E / 5.500; 15.500