Logone Occidental Prefecture

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Logone Occidental Prefecture
Préfecture du Logone Occidental
Prefecture of Chad

1962–1999

Flag of Logone Occidental

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Location of Logone Occidental
Capital Moundou
8°34′N 16°05′E / 8.567°N 16.083°E / 8.567; 16.083Coordinates: 8°34′N 16°05′E / 8.567°N 16.083°E / 8.567; 16.083
Government Prefecture
Historical era Cold War
 -  Established[1] 9 January 1962
 -  Disestablished[1] 1 September 1999
Area
 -  1993 8,695 km2 (3,357 sq mi)
Population
 -  1993 455,489 
Density 52.4 /km2  (135.7 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions Sub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Beinamar
  • Benoyé
  • Moundou
Area and population source:[1]

This article refers to one of the former prefectures of Chad. From 2002 the country was divided into 18 regions.

Logone Occidental was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the southwest of the country, Logone Occidental covered an area of 8,695 square kilometers and had a population of 455,489 in 1993. Its capital was Moundou.

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See also : Regions of Chad - Departments of Chad