Mayo-Kebbi Est Region

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Coordinates: 10°16′N 15°22′E / 10.267°N 15.367°E / 10.267; 15.367

Mayo-Kebbi Est
Region
Map of Chad showing Mayo-Kebbi Est
Map of Chad showing Mayo-Kebbi Est
Country Chad
Departments 4
Sub-prefectures 18
Regional capital Bongor
Government
 • Governor Ngarboudjoum Jacob Medeur (2009)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 774,782

Mayo-Kebbi Est is one of the 23 regions of Chad and its capital is Bongor. It is composed by part of the former prefecture of Mayo-Kebbi (sub-prefectures of Bongor, Fianga and Gounou Gaya).

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Mayo-Kebbi East is divided into four departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Kabbia Gounou Gaya Gounou Gaya, Berem, Djodo Gassa
Mayo-Lémié Guelendeng (fr) Guelendeng, Katoa, Nanguigoto
Mayo-Boneye Bongor Bongor, Kim, Koyom, Rigaza, Ngam, Moulkou, Samga
Mont d'Illi Fianga Fianga, Tikem, Hollom Game, Kéra, Youé

Demography[edit]

The region's population had 495,339 inhabitants in 1993 and 774,782 in the 2009 census.[1]

The main ethnolinguistic groups are the Moussey, the Massa, the Tupuri, the Marba, the Kera, the Musgum and the Kim (Kim, Éré, Kolobo, Djoumane).

Economy[edit]

Agriculture, fishery.

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.