Mandoul Region

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Coordinates: 8°54′36″N 17°33′00″E / 8.91000°N 17.55000°E / 8.91000; 17.55000

Mandoul
Region
Map of Chad showing Mandoul.
Map of Chad showing Mandoul.
Country Chad
Departments 3
Sub-prefectures 15
Regional capital Koumra
Government
 • Governor Ngaro Amadou Ahidjo (2008)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 628,065

Mandoul is one of the 23 regions of Chad. Located in the south of the country, it comprises part of the former prefecture of Moyen-Chari. The regional capital is Koumra.

The main products are subsistence agriculture and cotton.

Demography[edit]

The population of Mandoul is 628,065 inhabitants as of 2009.[1]

The main ethnolinguistic groups are the Sara, the Mbaï, the Nar and the Daï.

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Mandoul is divided into three departments:

Department Capital (chef-lieu) Sub-prefectures
Mandoul Occidental Bédjondo (fr) Bédjondo, Bébopen, Békamba, Peni
Mandoul Oriental Koumra Koumra, Bessada, Bédaya, Goundi, Ngangara, Mouroum Goulaye
Barh Sara Moïssala Moïssala, Beboro, Bekourou, Bouna, Dembo

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.