Coordinates: 13°12′50″N 18°20′10″E / 13.214°N 18.336°E
Batha is one of the 22 regions of Chad, composed of what was formerly Batha Prefecture. It is located in the centre of the country. The regional capital is Ati.
The region's population was 288,074 inhabitants in 1993, of whom 244,010 were permanent residents (rural, 207,997; urban, 36,017), and 44,064 were nomadic residents.
The main ethnico-linguistic groups are the Arabs (33.62%), the Bilala (18.11%), the Kuka (15.71%), the Masalit (5.73%) and the Mesmédjé (5.61%).
The region of Batha is divided into three departments: