The Ouham River is a river in Central Africa, and one of the main headwaters of the Chari River. The Ouham originates in the Central African Republic between the prefecture Nana-Mambéré and the prefecture Ouham-Pendé, crossing into Chad where it joins the Chari about 25 km north Sarh. Tributaries are Baba, Fafa, Nana Bakassa, Nana Barya.
Bahr Sarh; Bahr Sara
Map showing the Chari with the Ouham (Bottom center)
|• location||Central African Republic|
|• elevation||1,139 m (3,737 ft)|
|Chari River north from Sarh, Chad|
|364 m (1,194 ft)|
|Length||676 km (420 mi)|
|Basin size||70,000 km2 (27,000 sq mi)|
|• average||480 m3/s (17,000 cu ft/s)|
|• left||Nana Barya|
The flow of the river observed over 33 years (1951–84) in Moïssala a town in Chad about 150 km above the mouth of the Chari. The at Moïssala observed average annual flow during this period was 480 m³ / s fed by an area of about 67,600 km 2 approximately 95% of the total catchment area of the River.
The average monthly flow of the river Sara at hydrological station of Moïssala (in m³ / s ) (Calculated using the data for a period of 33 years, 1951–84)
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