Boali Falls belong to the best known landmarks in Central African Republic. This impressive waterfall is some 50 m high and 250 m wide.
Map of the site
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Boali Falls have formed on M’Bari River and fall down from a nearly vertical cliff of schist.
Numerous smaller trickles of water fall down along the wide cliff and trees grow among them but in the rainy season the stream becomes powerful and falls are very impressive.
There are built hydroelectric power plants upstreams and downstream from the falls. These plants supply the capital of the country – Bangui – with the electric power. Due to this the stream is scarce in weekdays but on Sundays the dam is opened and falls become more impressive.
Some of the most fascinating and awe-inspiring natural monuments are waterfalls or locations where a river abruptly changes its elevation.
The enormous Central African Republic most certainly keeps many secrets which still need to be discovered. Country is very diverse – here is dormant rainforest with pygmies, savannah, granitic inselbergs and mighty rivers. Known landmarks include beautiful waterfalls, megalithic monuments and diverse cliff art.
Africa has many outstanding wonders and some of the most surprising ones are: the heritage of Egyptian civilization, vernicular architecture of Sahel region, tropical ecosystems, and others.
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