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Regions of Chad

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The country of Chad is divided into 23 regions (French: régions).[1]

Each region is divided into between two and four departments (départments), apart from the city of N'Djamena, which is divided into 10 arrondissements.


  • Regions since 2012 1
  • History 2
    • Regions (2002-2008) 2.1
    • Regions created in 2008 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • Other sources 5

Regions since 2012

This is a list of the regions of Chad since 2012 with population figures from the 2009 census.[2]


From independence in 1960 until 1999 it was divided into

  • Décret n° 419/PR/MAT/02 (17 October 2002), concerning the creation of the régions
  • Ordonnance n° 002/PR/08 portant restructuration de certaines collectivités territoriales décentralisées (19 February 2008), concerning the creation of new régions in 2008
  • "Chad Map No. 3788 Rev. 8 United Nations / March 2009 (Colour)" ( 
  • "Carte administrative du Tchad" [Administrative map of Chad] ( 

Other sources

  1. ^ a b Law, Gwillim. "Regions of Chad". Statoids. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Deuxième Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habititat (RGPH2, 2009)" [Second General Census of Population and Housing] (PDF) (in French). République du Tchad - Institut national de la statistique, des études économiques et démographiques (INSEED). September 2009. Archived from the original ( 
  3. ^ " [Decree fixing the number of municipal councilors of Chief towns of Regions and of Departments]Décret 11-530 2011-06-01 PR/PM/MCD/11: Décret fixant le nombre des conseillers municipaux des Communes chefs-leix des Régions et des Départements". Légitchad (in French). République du Tchad - Le Conseil des Ministres [Republic of Chad - Council of Ministers]. 1 June 2011. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. 
  4. ^ " [Provisional list of candidates for legislative elections]List provisoire des candidats aux elections legislatives" (PDF). (in French). République du Tchad - Commission Électorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) [Republic of Chad - National Independent Electoral Commission]. Archived from the original ( 
  5. ^  
  6. ^ " [Ordinance No. 002/PR/08 on restructuring of certain decentralized local authorities]Ordonnance n° 002/PR/08 portant restructuration de certaines collectivités territoriales décentralisées". Government of Chad. 19 February 2008. 


See also

On February 19, 2008, four new regions were created:[6]

Regions created in 2008

Regions (2002-2008)


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