Lac Region

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Coordinates: 13°27′36″N 14°44′24″E / 13.46000°N 14.74000°E / 13.46000; 14.74000

Lac
Region
Map of Chad showing Lac.
Map of Chad showing Lac.
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 8
Regional capital Bol
Government
 • Governor N'Garboudjoum Jacob (2008)
Population (2009)
 • Total 451,369

Lac is one of the 22 regions of Chad and its capital is Bol. It is composed by the former Lac Prefecture.

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Lac is divided into two departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Mamdi Bol Bagassola, Bol, Daboua, Kangalam, Liwa
Wayi Ngouri (fr) (N'Gouri) Doum Doum, Kouloudia, Ngouri

Geography[edit]

Lac is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude. The region includes Chad's portion of the shore of Lake Chad.

Demography[edit]

The population of this region has 248,226 inhabitants (1993 census).

The main ethnico-linguistic groups are the Kanembu (more than 66%) and the Buduma (more than 18%).

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