Biltine Prefecture

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Biltine Prefecture
Préfecture du Biltine
Prefecture of Chad

1960–1999

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Location of Biltine
Capital Biltine
14°31′N 20°55′E / 14.517°N 20.917°E / 14.517; 20.917Coordinates: 14°31′N 20°55′E / 14.517°N 20.917°E / 14.517; 20.917
Government Prefecture
Historical era Cold War
 •  Established[1] 1960
 •  Disestablished[1] 1 September 1999
Area
 •  1960 55,000 km2 (21,236 sq mi)
 •  1993 46,850 km2 (18,089 sq mi)
Population
 •  1960 141,686 
Density 2.6 /km2  (6.7 /sq mi)
 •  1993 187,807 
Density 4 /km2  (10.4 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions Sub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Am Zoer
  • Arada
  • Biltine
  • Guéréda
  • Iriba
Area and population source:[1]

Biltine Prefecture was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the east of the country, Biltine covered an area of 46,850 square kilometers and had a population of 184,807 in 1993. Its capital was Biltine. The Amdang language, spoken in parts of the prefecture, is sometimes called "Biltine".

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See also : Regions of Chad - Departments of Chad