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
Region
Map of Chad showing Moyen-Chari.
Map of Chad showing Moyen-Chari.
Country Chad
Departments 3
Sub-prefectures 18
Regional capital Sarh
Government
 • Governor Mornadji Mbaïssanabé Kar-Ouba (2008)
Population (2009)
 • Total 598,284

Moyen-Chari is one of the 22 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 598,284 inhabitants in 2009 (RGPH).

The main ethnico-linguistic 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 (fr) Kyabé, Bohobé, Boum Kebbir, Ngondeye, Roro, Baltoubaye, Dindjebo, Alako, Singako