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Mayo-Kebbi Ouest Region

Mayo-Kebbi Ouest
Region
Map of Chad showing Mayo-Kebbi Ouest.
Map of Chad showing Mayo-Kebbi Ouest.
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 8
Regional capital Pala
Government
 • Governor Hassane Saline (2010)
Population (2009)
 • Total 569,087

Mayo-Kebbi Ouest is one of the 22 regions of Chad and its capital is Pala. It is composed of part of the former prefecture of Mayo-Kebbi (sub-prefectures of Pala and Léré).

Subdivisions

The region of Mayo-Kebbi Ouest is divided into two departments:
Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Mayo-Dallah Pala Gagal, Lamé, Pala, Torrock
Lac Léré Léré Binder, Guégou, Lagon, Léré

Demography

The region had 569,087 inhabitants in 2009.

The main ethnico-linguistic groups are the Moundang, the Fula, the Ngambay and the Moussey.

Economy

Subsistence agriculture, breeding, fishery, cotton.


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