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Departments of Chad

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Chad
Departments of Chad

The regions of Chad are divided into 61 departments.[1][2][3][4] The departments are listed below, by name and by region.

Contents

  • Departments sorted by name 1
  • Departments grouped by region 2
    • Barh El Gazel 2.1
    • Batha 2.2
    • Borkou 2.3
    • Chari-Baguirmi 2.4
    • Ennedi 2.5
    • Guéra 2.6
    • Hadjer-Lamis 2.7
    • Kanem 2.8
    • Lac 2.9
    • Logone Occidental 2.10
    • Logone Oriental 2.11
    • Mandoul 2.12
    • Mayo-Kebbi Est 2.13
    • Mayo-Kebbi Ouest 2.14
    • Moyen-Chari 2.15
    • Ouaddaï 2.16
    • Salamat 2.17
    • Sila 2.18
    • Tandjilé 2.19
    • Tibesti 2.20
    • Wadi Fira 2.21
    • N'Djamena (capital) 2.22
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Departments sorted by name

  1. AbdiOuaddaï Region
  2. AboudeïaSalamat Region
  3. AbtouyourGuéra Region
  4. AssounghaOuaddaï Region
  5. BaguirmiChari-Baguirmi Region
  6. Barh AzoumSalamat Region
  7. Barh El Gazel NordBarh El Gazel Region[1][2][3]
  8. Barh El Gazel SudBarh El Gazel Region[1][2][3]
  9. Barh KöhMoyen-Chari Region
  10. Barh SaraMandoul Region
  11. Barh SignakaGuéra Region
  12. Batha EstBatha Region
  13. Batha OuestBatha Region
  14. BiltineWadi Fira Region
  15. BorkouBorkou Region
  16. Borkou YalaBorkou Region
  17. ChariChari-Baguirmi Region
  18. DababaHadjer-Lamis Region
  19. DaganaHadjer-Lamis Region
  20. Dar TamaWadi Fira Region
  21. Djourf Al AhmarSila Region
  22. DodjéLogone Occidental Region
  23. EnnediEnnedi Region
  24. FitriBatha Region
  25. Grande SidoMoyen-Chari Region
  26. GuéniLogone Occidental Region
  27. GuéraGuéra Region
  28. Haraze Al BiarHadjer-Lamis Region
  29. Haraze MangueigneSalamat Region
  30. KabbiaMayo-Kebbi Est Region
  31. KanemKanem Region
  32. KimitiSila Region
  33. KobéWadi Fira Region
  34. Kouh-EstLogone Oriental Region
  35. Kouh-OuestLogone Oriental Region
  36. La NyaLogone Oriental Region
  37. La Nya PendéLogone Oriental Region
  38. La PendéLogone Oriental Region
  39. Lac IroMoyen-Chari Region
  40. Lac LéréMayo-Kebbi Ouest Region
  41. Lac WeyLogone Occidental Region
  42. Loug ChariChari-Baguirmi Region
  43. MamdiLac Region
  44. Mandoul OccidentalMandoul Region
  45. Mandoul OrientalMandoul Region
  46. MangalméGuéra Region
  47. Mayo-BoneyeMayo-Kebbi Est Region
  48. Mayo-DallahMayo-Kebbi Ouest Region
  49. Mayo-LémiéMayo-Kebbi Est Region
  50. Mont IlliMayo-Kebbi Est Region
  51. Monts de LamLogone Oriental Region
  52. NgourkossoLogone Occidental Region
  53. Nord KanemKanem Region
  54. OuaraOuaddaï Region
  55. Tandjilé EstTandjilé Region
  56. Tandjilé OuestTandjilé Region
  57. Tibesti EstTibesti Region
  58. Tibesti OuestTibesti Region
  59. Wadi BissamKanem Region
  60. Wadi HawarEnnedi Region
  61. WayiLac Region

Departments grouped by region

The following is a list of departments is grouped by region.[1][2][3][4] Shown next to each department is its population as of 2009,[1] the name of its capital or main town (chef-lieu in French), and a list of sub-prefectures (sous-préfectures).[5][6]

Barh El Gazel

Created in 2008 from the Kanem region's former Barh El Gazel department.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Barh El Gazel Nord 64,822 Salal Dourgoulanga, Mandjoura, Salal
Barh El Gazel Sud 196,043 Moussoro Amsilep, Chadra, Michemiré, Moussoro

Batha

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Batha Est 188,631 Oum Hadjer Am Sack, Assinet, Haraze Djombo Kibit, Oum Hadjer
Batha Ouest 222,243 Ati Ati, Djédaa, Koundjourou, Hidjelidjé
Fitri 116,157 Yao N'Djamena Bilala, Yao

Borkou

Created in 2008 from the Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region's former Borkou department.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Borkou 72,760 Faya-Largeau Faya-Largeau (Faya), Kouba Olanga
Borkou Yala 24,491 Kirdimi Kirdimi, Yarda

Chari-Baguirmi

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Baguirmi 226,128 Massenya Dourbali, Maï Aïche, Massenya
Chari 191,945 Mandélia Koundoul, La Loumia, Linia, Lougoun, Mandélia
Loug Chari 203,712 Bousso Bä Illi, Bogomoro, Bousso, Kouno, Mogo

Ennedi

Created in 2008 from the Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region's former Ennedi Est and Ennedi Ouest departments.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Ennedi 59,744 Fada Fada, Gouro, Kalait, Ounianga, Nohi
Wadi Hawar 113,862 Amdjarass Amdjarass, Bahaï, Bao Billiat, Kaoura, Mourdi

Guéra

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Abtouyour 171,999 Bitkine Bang Bang, Bitkine
Barh Signaka 104,812 Melfi Chinguil, Mélfi, Mokofi
Guéra 179,609 Mongo Baro, Mongo, Niergui
Mangalmé 97,375 Mangalmé Bitchotchi, Eref, Kouka Margni, Mangalmé

Hadjer-Lamis

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Dababa 219,686 Bokoro Bokoro, Gama, Moïto
Dagana 188,233 Massakory Karal, Massakory, Tourba
Haraze Al Biar 562,957 Massaguet Mani, Massaguet, N'Djamena Fara

Kanem

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kanem 160,223 Mao Kekedina, Mao, Melea, Wadjigui
Nord Kanem 97,868 Nokou Nokou, Ntiona, Rig Rig, Ziguey
Wadi Bissam 96,512 Mondo Am Doback, Mondo

Lac

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Mamdi 232,242 Bol Bagassola, Bol, Daboua, Kangalam, Liwa
Wayi 219,127 Ngouri (N'Gouri) Doum Doum, Kouloudia, Ngouri (N'Gouri)

Logone Occidental

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Dodjé 105,126 Beinamar Béïnamar, Béïssa, Laoukassy, Tapol
Guéni 94,529 Krim Krim Bao, Bémangra, Doguindi, Krim Krim
Lac Wey 326,496 Moundou Bah, Déli, Dodinda, Mbalkabra, Mballa Banyo, Moundou, Ngondong
Ngourkosso 157,142 Benoye Bébalem, Békiri, Béladjia, Benoye, Bourou, Saar Gogné

Logone Oriental

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kouh-Est 100,401 Bodo Bédjo, Bodo, Béti
Kouh-Ouest 50,509 Béboto Baké, Béboto, Dobiti
La Nya 139,381 Bébédjia Bébédjia, Béboni, Komé, Mbikou, Miandoum
La Nya Pendé 111,459 Goré Békan, Donia, Goré, Yamodo
La Pendé 169,049 Doba Doba, Kara, Madana
Monts de Lam 225,654 Baïbokoum Baïbokoum, Béssao, Laramanaye, Mbaïkoro, Mbitoye

Mandoul

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Barh Sara 225,827 Moïssala Béboro, Békourou, Bouna, Dembo, Moïssala
Mandoul Occidental 148,774 Bédjondo Bébopen, Bédjondo, Békamba, Peni
Mandoul Oriental 262,485 Koumra Bédaya, Béssada, Goundi, Koumra, Mouroum Goulaye, Ngangara

Mayo-Kebbi Est

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kabbia 216,151 Gounou Gaya Berem, Djodo Gassa, Gounou Gaya, Pont Karwal
Mayo-Boneye 242,845 Bongor Bongor, Gam, Kim, Koyom, Moulkou, Rigaza, Samga
Mayo-Lémié 81,816 Guelendeng Guélendeng, Katoa, Nanguigoto
Mont Illi (Mont d'Illi) 228,366 Fianga Fianga, Hollom Gamé, Kéra, Tikem, Youé

Mayo-Kebbi Ouest

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Lac Léré 226,600 Léré Binder, Guégou, Lagon, Léré
Mayo-Dallah 338,487 Pala Gagal, Lamé, Pala, Torrock

Moyen-Chari

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Barh Köh 319,087 Sarh Balimba, Korbol, Koumogo, Moussa Foyo, Sarh
Grande Sido 105,375 Maro Danamadji, Djéké Djéké, Maro, Sido
Lac Iro 173,822 Kyabé Alako, Bohobé, Baltoubaye, Boum Kebbir, Dindjebo, Kyabé, Ngondeye, Roro, Singako

Ouaddaï

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Abdi 114,055 Abdi Abdi, Abkar Djombo, Biyeré
Assoungha 282,315 Adré Adré, Borota, Hadjer Hadid, Mabrone, Molou, Tourane
Ouara 335,309 Abéché Abéché, Abougoudam, Amleyouna, Bourtaïl, Chokoyan

Salamat

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Aboudeïa 65,772 Aboudeïa Abgué, Aboudeïa, Am Habilé
Barh Azoum (Barh-Azoum) 184,984 Am Timan Am Timan, Djouna, Mouraye
Haraze-Mangueigne 57,849 Haraze Daha, Haraze, Mangueigne

Sila

Created in 2008 from the Ouaddaï region's former Sila and Djourf Al Ahmar departments.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Djourf Al Ahmar (Djourouf Al Ahmar) 71,472 Am Dam Am Dam, Haouich, Magrane
Kimiti 218,304 Goz Beïda Adé, Goz Beïda, Kerfi, Koukou-Angarana, Mogororo, Moudeïna, Tissi

Tandjilé

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Tandjilé Est 259,241 Laï Deressia, Dono Manga, Guidari, Laï, N'Dam
Tandjilé Ouest 423,576 Kélo Baktchoro, Béré, Bologo, Dafra, Delbian, Dogou, Kélo, Kolon

Tibesti

Created in 2008 from the Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region's former Tibesti department.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Tibesti Est 14,984 Bardaï Aouzou, Bardaï, Yebbibou, Zoumri
Tibesti Ouest 6,986 Zouar Goubonne, Wour, Zouar

Wadi Fira

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Biltine 159,323 Biltine Am Zoer, Arada, Biltine, Mata
Dar Tama 179,095 Guéréda Guéréda, Kolonga, Sirim Birke
Kobé 156,515 Iriba Iriba, Matadjana, Tiné Djagaraba

N'Djamena (capital)

N'Djamena, the capital city of Chad, is also a special statute region. It has no departments, but is divided into 10 arrondissements.

See also

References

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  2. ^ a b c d " [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). Republique du Tchad [Republic of Chad]. 1 June 2011. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d " [Provisional list of candidates for legislative elections]List provisoire des candidats aux elections legislatives" (PDF). JournalDuTchad.com (in French). Republique du Tchad - Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) [Republic of Chad - National Independent Electoral Commission]. Archived from the original ( 
  4. ^ a b "Regions and departments of Chad (list and maps)".  
  5. ^ " [National Profile of Chad on Chemicals Management, Third Edition]Profil National du Tchad sur la gestion des produits chimiques, Troisieme Edition". ESTIS.net (in French). Republique du Tchad - Ministere de l'Environnement et des Ressources Halieutiques [Republic of Chad - Ministry of Environment and Water Resources]. September 2009. Archived from the original ( 
  6. ^ " [Decree appointing the presidents of branches of the Independent National Electoral Commission]Décret 10-371 2010-04-02 PR/PM/2010: Décret portant désignation des Présidents des démembrements de la Commission Électorale Nationale Indépendante". Légitchad (in French). Republique du Tchad [Republic of Chad]. 2 April 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. 


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