Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic, Bangui, is situated on the Ubangi river (the largest tributary of the Congo river). It was founded in 1889 as a French military outpost and became the country’s capital city on gaining independence from France in 1960. Meet and bang beautiful escorts in Bangui today on Exotic Africa.More Less
Located on the west bank of the Ubangi River, sits Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic. It is connected by an extended 1,100-mile (1,800-km) river-and-rail transport system with Pointe-Noire on the west-central African coast and with Brazzaville (both in the Republic of the Congo).
From a population of 42,202 in 1950, Bangui’s population is now estimated at 889,231 according to the World population review.
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Sights N Sounds of Bangui
Bangui is mainly a commercial and administrative centre. The city is the site of the University of Bangui (1969), the National School of Arts (1966), and several scientific and technological research institutes.
The Boganda Museum in Bangui exhibits traditional musical instruments, weapons, village architecture, hunting tools, pottery, and religious objects.
Take some time to also explore the local cuisine. Local food can be basic though full of flavour. Meals center around large portions of starch such as Chiwangue served with vegetables and meat on the side.
Nightlife in Bangui
Bangui has a lively night scene and locals here love music and partying all night long. Code 24 and Le bon coin are just two of the populars bars around Bangui.
How to get to Bangui
The city is served by Bangui-Mpoko International Airport and by ferry service to Zongo, Democractic Republic of the Congo. There is also a network of roads connecting Bangui with Cameroon, Chad, and the upper Central African Republic.
Where to sleep in Bangui
There are plenty of accommodation options in Bangui to fits everyone’s budget and style. Ledger Plaza Bangui, a 5 star hotel located at Avenue de l’indépendance, Bangui offers excellent accommodation. Its 20 minutes away from Bangui-Mpoko International Airport.