Bahr el Gazel Region

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For the region in South Sudan, see Bahr el Ghazal. For the river in South Sudan, see Bahr el Ghazal River.
Barh El Gazel
Région du Barh El Gazel
Barh El Gazal
Bahr el Gazel
Region
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Map of Chad showing Barh El Gazel.
Map of Chad showing Barh El Gazel.
Coordinates: 13°38′35″N 16°29′31″E / 13.64306°N 16.49194°E / 13.64306; 16.49194Coordinates: 13°38′35″N 16°29′31″E / 13.64306°N 16.49194°E / 13.64306; 16.49194
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 7
Region as of 2008
Regional capital Moussoro
Government
 • Gouverneur Mahamat Nasser Hassan (2010)[1]
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 260,865
ISO 3166 code TD-BG[3]

Barh El Gazel[1][4][5][6][7][8] (French: Région du Barh El Gazel)[7] is one of the 22 regions of Chad. The region's name may also be written as Barh El Gazal[2] or Bahr el Gazel.[3] Its capital is the town of Moussoro.[6]

The region was created in 2008 from the former Barh El Gazel Department of the Kanem Region.[9]

Barh El Gazel's population as of 2009 was 260,865 inhabitants.[2]

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Barh El Gazel is divided into two departments.[2] each listed with the name of its capital or main town (chef-lieu in French) and a list of sub-prefectures (sous-préfectures).[6][7]

Department Capital (chef-lieu) Sub-prefectures
Barh El Gazel Nord (fr) Salal Dourgoulanga, Mandjoura, Salal
Barh El Gazel Sud (fr) Moussoro Amsilep, Chadra, Michemiré, Moussoro

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Décret n° 1071/PR/PM/MAT/2010 du 13 décembre 2010". Présidence de la République du Tchad. 13 December 2010. Archived from the original on 15 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Deuxieme Recensement General de la Population et de l'Habititat (RGPH2, 2009)" [Second General Census of Population and Housing] (PDF) (in French). Republique du Tchad - Institut national de la statistique, des études économiques et démographiques (INSEED). September 2009. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "ISO 3166-2 Newsletter No. II-2" (PDF). ISO. 30 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "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" [Decree fixing the number of municipal councilors of Chief towns of Regions and of Departments]. Légitchad (in French). Republique du Tchad [Republic of Chad]. 1 June 2011. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "List provisoire des candidats aux elections legislatives" [Provisional list of candidates for legislative elections] (PDF). JournalDuTchad.com (in French). Republique du Tchad - Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) [Republic of Chad - National Independent Electoral Commission]. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c "Profil National du Tchad sur la gestion des produits chimiques, Troisieme Edition" [National Profile of Chad on Chemicals Management, Third Edition] (PDF). 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 on 2 September 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c "Décret 10-371 2010-04-02 PR/PM/2010: Décret portant désignation des Présidents des démembrements de la Commission Électorale Nationale Indépendante" [Decree appointing the presidents of branches of the Independent National Electoral Commission]. Légitchad (in French). Republique du Tchad [Republic of Chad]. 2 April 2010. Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Regions and departments of Chad (list and maps)". United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Ordonnance n° 002/PR/08 portant restructuration de certaines collectivités territoriales décentralisées" [Ordinance No. 002/PR/08 on restructuring of certain decentralized local authorities]. Government of Chad. 19 February 2008. [dead link]