Moussoro

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Moussoro
موسورو
Moussu
Moussoro (8).jpg
Moussoro is located in Chad
Moussoro
Moussoro
Location in Chad (Barh El Gazel highlighted)
Coordinates: 13°38′35″N 16°29′31″E / 13.64306°N 16.49194°E / 13.64306; 16.49194Coordinates: 13°38′35″N 16°29′31″E / 13.64306°N 16.49194°E / 13.64306; 16.49194
Country  Chad
Region Barh El Gazel
Department Barh El Gazel Sud
Sub-Prefecture Moussoro
Population (2012)
 • Total 75,210
Time zone +1

Moussoro (Arabic: موسورو‎‎) is a town in Chad, lying 300 km (190 mi) northeast of N'Djamena on the road to Faya-Largeau. An important transportation centre, it lies in a dry river bed and as a result has more vegetation than is usual in the area.

Moussoro is the capital of the region of Barh El Gazel (Bahr el Gazel).[1] The town is served by Moussoro Airport. Moussoro is inhabited by Gouran (Krreda)(Karra) ethnic group of northern Chad. It serves as their commercial and administrative town. Moussoro market day is Thursday. they mostly known by their agricultural activity

Moussoro have the second president residence in Chad after the main Residence in N'djamena it's as show in below the map and also it's referred as main area for army training in Chad as picture below in right side shows the tradition dance will be held tree km away from the city every Sunday evening

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  1. ^ "Profil National du Tchad sur la gestion des produits chimiques, Troisieme Edition" [National Profile of Chad on Chemicals Management, Third Edition]. ESTIS.net (in French). Republique du Tchad - Ministere de l'Environnement et des Ressources Halieutiques [Republic of Chad - Ministry of Environment and Water Resources]. September 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 September 2012.