Mayo-Kebbi Est Region

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Coordinates: 10°16′N 15°22′E / 10.267°N 15.367°E / 10.267; 15.367

Mayo-Kebbi Est
Region
Map of Chad showing Mayo-Kebbi Est.
Map of Chad showing Mayo-Kebbi Est.
Country Chad
Departments 4
Sub-prefectures 18
Regional capital Bongor
Government
 • Governor Ngarboudjoum Jacob Medeur (2009)
Population (2009)
 • Total 769,198

Mayo-Kebbi Est is one of the 22 regions of Chad and its capital is Bongor. It is composed by part of the former prefecture of Mayo-Kebbi (sub-prefectures of Bongor, Fianga and Gounou Gaya).

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Mayo-Kebbi East is divided into four departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Kabbia Gounou Gaya (fr) Gounou Gaya, Berem, Djodo Gassa
Mayo-Lémié Guelendeng (fr) Guelendeng, Katoa, Nanguigoto
Mayo-Boneye Bongor Bongor, Kim, Koyom, Rigaza, Ngam, Moulkou, Samga
Mont d'Illi Fianga Fianga, Tikem, Hollom Game, Kéra, Youé

Demography[edit]

The region's population had 495,339 inhabitants in 1993 and 769,198 in 2009 (RGPH).

The main ethnico-linguistic group are the Moussey, the Massa, the Tupuri, the Marba, the Kera, the Musgum and the Kim (Kim, Éré, Kolobo, Djoumane)

Economy[edit]

Agriculture, fishery.