Departments of Chad

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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.

Departments sorted by name[edit]

  1. AbdiOuaddaï Region
  2. AboudeïaSalamat Region
  3. Abtouyour (fr) – Guéra Region
  4. AssounghaOuaddaï Region
  5. BaguirmiChari-Baguirmi Region
  6. Barh AzoumSalamat Region
  7. Barh El Gazel Nord (fr) – Barh El Gazel Region[1][2][3]
  8. Barh El Gazel Sud (fr) – Barh 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 Yala (fr) – Borkou 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. Ennedi (fr) – Ennedi Region
  24. FitriBatha Region
  25. Grande SidoMoyen-Chari Region
  26. Guéni (fr) – Logone Occidental Region
  27. GuéraGuéra Region
  28. Haraze Al BiarHadjer-Lamis Region
  29. Haraze MangueigneSalamat Region
  30. KabbiaMayo-Kebbi Est Region
  31. KanemKanem Region
  32. Kimiti (fr) – Sila Region
  33. KobéWadi Fira Region
  34. Kouh-Est (fr) – Logone Oriental Region
  35. Kouh-Ouest (fr) – Logone 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. Mangalmé (fr) – Guéra 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 Kanem (fr) – Kanem Region
  54. OuaraOuaddaï Region
  55. Tandjilé EstTandjilé Region
  56. Tandjilé OuestTandjilé Region
  57. Tibesti Est (fr) – Tibesti Region
  58. Tibesti Ouest (fr) – Tibesti Region
  59. Wadi Bissam (fr) – Kanem Region
  60. Wadi Hawar (fr) – Ennedi Region
  61. WayiLac Region

Departments grouped by region[edit]

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[edit]

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

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

Batha[edit]

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[edit]

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 (fr) 24,491 Kirdimi (fr) Kirdimi, Yarda

Chari-Baguirmi[edit]

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

Ennedi[edit]

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

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

Guéra[edit]

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

Hadjer-Lamis[edit]

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[edit]

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

Lac[edit]

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

Logone Occidental[edit]

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

Logone Oriental[edit]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kouh-Est (fr) 100,401 Bodo (fr) Bédjo, Bodo, Béti
Kouh-Ouest (fr) 50,509 Béboto (fr) 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 (fr) Baïbokoum, Béssao, Laramanaye, Mbaïkoro, Mbitoye

Mandoul[edit]

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

Mayo-Kebbi Est[edit]

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

Mayo-Kebbi Ouest[edit]

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

Moyen-Chari[edit]

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

Ouaddaï[edit]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Abdi (fr) 114,055 Abdi (fr) 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[edit]

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[edit]

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 (fr) 218,304 Goz Beïda Adé, Goz Beïda, Kerfi, Koukou-Angarana, Mogororo, Moudeïna, Tissi

Tandjilé[edit]

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[edit]

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

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

Wadi Fira[edit]

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)[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d "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. 
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  4. ^ a b "Regions and departments of Chad (list and maps)". United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
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