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 (yo͞o-băng′gē, o͞o-bäng′-)
A river of central Africa flowing about 1,125 km (700 mi) along the northwest border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Congo River.


(Placename) a river in central Africa, flowing west and south, forming the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic and Congo-Brazzaville, into the River Congo. Length (with the Uele): 2250 km (1400 miles). French name: Oubangui


(yuˈbæŋ gi, uˈbɑŋ-)

a river in W central Africa, forming part of the boundary between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, flowing W and S into the Congo (Zaire) River. 700 mi. (1125 km) long.
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Others will brave rebel and militia checkpoints to travel to Bangui from the rest of the country, and believers from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo will cross the Ubangi River in pirogues to catch a glimpse of the pope.
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Caption: A woman sells cassava on the banks of the Ubangi River near the border between the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo in February.
UNHCR says that, amid the insecurity and food shortages, many women and children from Bangui have fled across the Ubangi River to seek refuge in Zongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
These studies suggest that major rivers in Central Africa (in particular the Niger, Sanaga and Ubangi rivers) act as rarely permeated boundaries to the various subspecies ranges, in addition to isolating the bonobo (Pan paniscus) south of the Congo River (Gagneux et al.
In Ubangi, a leaf-decoction is used in a hip-bath for piles, and a root-decoction is also drunk (15).
The ensuing violence caused further refugee movement across the Ubangi River into Republic of the Congo.
They escaped ethnic fighting in the region and have been placed into 90 sites along a 500km stretch of the river Ubangi - the natural border between the two Congos.
Most highly prized here is a Congolese Ngbaka male ancestor figure from the Ubangi region, perhaps the best-known example of its kind, its estimate $400,000-$600,000 (Fig.