Logone Oriental Region

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Coordinates: 8°39′N 16°51′E / 8.650°N 16.850°E / 8.650; 16.850

Logone Oriental
Region
Map of Chad showing Logone Oriental.
Map of Chad showing Logone Oriental.
Country Chad
Departments 6
Sub-prefectures 23
Regional capital Doba
Government
 • Governor Mahamat Zène Elhadj Yaya (2010)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 779,339

Logone Oriental is one of the 23 regions of Chad and its capital is Doba. It is composed by the former Logone Oriental Prefecture.

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Logone Oriental is divided in six departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Nya Bébédjia Bébédjia, Mbikou, Béboni, Miandoum, Komé
Nya Pendé Goré Békan, Donia, Goré, Yamodo
Pendé Doba Doba, Kara, Madana
Kouh-Est (fr) Bodo (fr) Bodo, Bédjo, Béti
Kouh-Ouest (fr) Béboto (fr) Béboto, Baké, Dobiti
Monts de Lam Baïbokoum (fr) Baïbokoum, Bessao, Mbaïkoro, Mbitoye, Laramanaye

Demography[edit]

The region's population had 440,342 inhabitants in 1993. The 2009 census reported a population of 779,339.[1]

The main ethnolinguistic group is the Ngambay, who represent more than 50% of the territory's population. Other important groups are the Gor, the Mboum, the Goulay.

Economy[edit]

Subsistence agriculture, cotton, oil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DEUXIEME RECENSEMENT GENERAL DE LA POPULATION ET DE L’HABITAT: RESULTATS GLOBAUX DEFINITIFS (PDF) (Report). INSEED. March 2012. p. 24. Retrieved 10 March 2017.