Berbérati is the third-largest city in the Central African Republic with a population of 76,918 (2003 census). It is the capital of the Mambéré-Kadéï Prefecture. The city is situated in the south-west of the country near the border with Cameroon. Berbérati was ceded by France to Germany under the terms of the 1911 Morocco-Congo Treaty, becoming part of the German colony of Neukamerun until it was reconquered by the French during World War I. It is home to an airport and a major hospital and is often visited by tourists to the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve. It is also home of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Berbérati.