in Sibut of Kémo Prefecture, Central African Republic

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.750 and 19.100 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 45' 0" and E 19° 6' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XAF
Spoken languages:
French, Sango, Lingala, Kongo
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:54 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Bangui
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:37 am and 6:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.980 and -158.053 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Central African Republic in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Central African Republic.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Central African Republic. Last Update: 2020-07-15 07:21:05

Explore Bala

Bala in Sibut (Kémo Prefecture) is a city in Central African Republic about 103 mi (or 166 km) north of Bangui, the country's capital.

Local time in Bala is now 12:54 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Bangui with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bala. The closest airport in Central African Republic is Bouca Airport in a distance of 78 mi (or 126 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sibut, Kaga Bandoro, Bangui, Bambari and Bimbo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 80%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

24°C (76 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Friday, 17th of July 2020

24°C (74 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 18th of July 2020

23°C (74 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Kémo is one of the 14 prefectures of the Central African Republic. Its capital is Sibut. Kemo is home to the rebel group Kemo People's Liberation Front (KPLF). Not military in nature, KPLF has been involved with campaigns in the south of the province to limit the spread of HIV/AIDS in animist communities where multiple simultaneous sexual partners are the rule for wealthy men. The KPLF has also been linked with the killing of mountain gorillas for food, especially in times of hunger.

Located at 5.75, 19.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prefectures of the Central African Republic, Kémo


Sibut (pronounced See-Boot) is the capital of Kémo, one of the 14 prefectures of the Central African Republic. An important transport hub, it is situated 188 km north of the capital Bangui and is known for its market. Sibut is located at the Northern end of the paved road coming from the capital, Bangui. At Sibut, two major provencial roads splilt, one going North to Kaga Bandoro, and the other east towards Bomimi, a thriving agricultural village of 450 people, 12 km from Sibut.

Located at 5.73333, 19.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sub-prefectures of the Central African Republic, Populated places in the Central African Republic

Sibut Airport

Sibut Airport is an airport in Sibut, Central African Republic.

Located at 5.73333, 19.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Central African Republic

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