Borkou Region

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Coordinates: 17°55′00″N 19°07′00″E / 17.9167°N 19.1167°E / 17.9167; 19.1167

Map of Chad showing Borkou region
Map of Chad showing Borkou region
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 4
Region 2008
Regional capital Faya-Largeau
 • Governor Erdibou Ramadan (2008)
Population (2009)
 • Total 107,251

The Borkou region is a region of Chad which was created in 2008 from the Borkou department of the former Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region the inhabited by Gouran Anakaza ethnic group of northern Chad.[1] Its capital is Faya-Largeau.


Borkou is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.


The Borkou region is divided into two departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Borkou Faya-Largeau Faya-Largeau, Kouba Olanga
Borkou Yala (fr) Kirdimi (fr) Kirdimi, Yarda