Bamingui - Bangoran is a prefecture of the Central African Republic, with its capital Ndélé. In the 2003 census, 43 229 inhabitants were reported.


The prefecture is located in the north of the country and is bordered to the north by Chad, on the south by the prefecture Ouaka the west by the Prefecture Nana Grébizi, in the northeast of the prefecture Vakaga and to the southeast by the prefecture of Haute- Kotto. The borders of the prefecture orientate themselves mainly on the rivers Bahr Aouk in the north, the Bamingui and Koukorou the west and the Vakaga in the east. To the south are the hills of the North Equatorial threshold and in the southeast the Bongo Massif the prefectural border dar. All rivers belong to the basin of the Chari river system in the Chad Basin.

To the east of the prefecture are the World Heritage by UNESCO listed national park complex Manovo - Gounda Saint Floris and to the west is the National Park Bamingui - Bangoran.

The flora and fauna is very rich and is determined by the type of vegetation in the north of the Eastern Sudan savanna and in the south of the Northern Congo forest savannah.


  • Data of the Central African Republic to Africa at a glance

Prefectures: Bamingui - Bangoran | Basse- Kotto | Haute- Kotto | Skin Mbomou | Kémo | Lobaye | Mambéré - Kadéï | Mbomou | Nana Mambéré | Ombella - Mpoko | Ouaka | Ouham | Ouham - Pendé | Vakaga

Economic prefectures: Nana Grébizi | Sangha Mbaéré | Autonomous City: Bangui

  • Prefecture (Central African Republic)
  • Biosphere Reserve in Africa