Moyen-Chari (region)

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Coordinates: 9°08′46″N 18°23′03″E / 9.14611°N 18.38417°E / 9.14611; 18.38417

Moyen-Chari
Map of Chad showing Moyen-Chari.
Map of Chad showing Moyen-Chari.
CountryChad
Departments3
Sub-prefectures18
Regional capitalSarh
Government
 • GovernorAhmat Mahamat Karambal
Population
(2009)[1]
 • Total588,008

Moyen-Chari is one of the 23 regions of Chad and its capital is Sarh. Its economy is based on subsistence agriculture, breeding, cotton and sugarcane.

Demography[edit]

The region's population was 588,008 inhabitants in 2009.[1]

The main ethnolinguistic groups are the Sara and the Tupuri.

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Moyen-Chari is divided into three departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Barh Köh Sarh Sarh, Korbol, Koumogo, Moussa Foyo, Balimba
Grande Sido Maro [fr] Maro, Danamadji, Djéké Djéké, Sido
Lac Iro Kyabé Kyabé, Bohobé, Boum Kebbir, Ngondeye, Roro, Baltoubaye, Dindjebo, Alako, Singako

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.