Logone Occidental Region

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Coordinates: 8°34′N 16°05′E / 8.567°N 16.083°E / 8.567; 16.083

Logone Occidental
Map of Chad showing Logone Occidental.
Map of Chad showing Logone Occidental.
Country Chad
Departments 4
Sub-prefectures 21
Regional capital Moundou
 • Governor Mbaingonadji Beure (2010)
Population (2009)
 • Total 683,293

Logone Occidental is one of the 22 regions of Chad and its capital is Moundou. It consists of the former Logone Occidental Prefecture.


The region's population had 455,140 inhabitants in 1993. This increased to 683,293 as of 2009.

The Ngambai ethnic group represent more than the 90% of the territory's population.


Subsistence agriculture, cotton.


The region of Logone Occidental is divided in four departments:

Department Capital (chef-lieu) Sub-prefectures
Dodjé Beinamar Beinamar, Laoukassy, Tapol, Beissa
Guéni (fr) Krim Krim (fr) Krim Krim, Bao, Bemangra, Doguindi
Lac Wey Moundou Moundou, Bah, Deli, Dodinda, Mbalkabra, Mballa Banyo, Ngondong
Ngourkosso Benoye (fr) Bebalem, Beladjia, Benoye, Bourou, Beriki, Saar Gogne