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.
(place) River in central Africa, formed on the N border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the juncture of the Uele & Bomu rivers & flowing west & south into the Congo River: c. 700 mi (1,127 km)
Ubangi Sentence Examples
He gave a great impetus to French colonial enterprise, especially in West Africa, where he organized the newly acquired colony of Dahomey, and despatched the Liotard mission to the Upper Ubangi.
In accepting this frontier King Leopold had to sacrifice all claims to the valley of the Niadi Kwilu, in which he had founded fourteen stations, and to the right bank of the Ubangi.
Along the middle Congo from Stanley Pool to Stanley Falls the more important tribes are the Bateke, in the Stanley Pool district, but chiefly on the north side of the river in French territory; the Bayanzi (Babangi), between the mouths of the Kasai and the Ubangi; the Bangala, one of the most gifted of the Congo tribes, whence are recruited many of the soldiery; the Bapoto and the Basoko.
The Banza and Mogwandi are large tribes living in the region between the Congo and the Ubangi.
Lead ore, tin (Ubangi basin), sulphur and mercury have been discovered.