Wadi Fira Region

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Wadi Fira
Région de Wadi Fira
Region
Map of Chad showing Wadi Fira.
Map of Chad showing Wadi Fira.
Coordinates: 14°31′39″N 20°55′36″E / 14.52750°N 20.92667°E / 14.52750; 20.92667Coordinates: 14°31′39″N 20°55′36″E / 14.52750°N 20.92667°E / 14.52750; 20.92667
Country Chad
Departments 3
Sub-prefectures 10
Region as of 2002
Regional capital Biltine
Government
 • Gouverneur Ahmadou Ahidjo N'Garo (2010)[1]
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 494,933
ISO 3166 code TD-WF[3]

Wadi Fira[2] (French: Région de Wadi Fira)[4] is one of the 22 regions of Chad. Its capital is the town of Biltine.[5]

The region corresponds with the former prefecture of Biltine.[6]

Wadi Fira's population was 494,933 inhabitants as of 2009.[2]

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Wadi Fira is divided into three 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).[4][5]

Department Capital (chef-lieu) Sub-prefectures
Biltine Biltine Am Zoer, Arada, Biltine, Mata
Dar Tama Guéréda Guéréda, Kolonga, Sirim Birke
Kobé Iriba Iriba, Matadjana, Tiné Djagaraba

References[edit]

  1. ^ Décret n° 794/PR/PM/MISP/2010. Republique du Tchad. 30 September 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. ^ "ISO 3166-2 Newsletter No. II-2". ISO. 30 June 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "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. 
  5. ^ a b "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. 
  6. ^ Décret n° 419/PR/MAT/02. Republique du Tchad. 17 October 2002. (concerning the creation of the régions)