Ouaddaï Prefecture

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Ouaddaï Prefecture
Préfecture du Ouaddaï
عمالة وداي
Prefecture of Chad

1960–1999
 

 

 

Flag of Ouaddaïوداي

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Location of Ouaddaïوداي
Capital Abéché
13°49′N 20°50′E / 13.817°N 20.833°E / 13.817; 20.833Coordinates: 13°49′N 20°50′E / 13.817°N 20.833°E / 13.817; 20.833
Government Prefecture
Historical era Cold War
 •  Established[1] 13 February 1960
 •  Separation of Biltine Prefecture 1960[1]
 •  Disestablished[1] 1 September 1999
Area
 •  1960 75,000 km2 (28,958 sq mi)
 •  1993 76,240 km2 (29,436 sq mi)
Population
 •  1960 306,265 
Density 4.1 /km2  (10.6 /sq mi)
 •  1993 543,900 
Density 7.1 /km2  (18.5 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions Sub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Abéché
  • Adré
  • Am Dam
  • Goz Béïda
Area and population source:[1]

This article refers to one of the former prefectures of Chad. From 2002 the country was divided into 18 regions.

Ouaddaï (Arabic: وداي‎‎) was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the east of the country, Ouaddaï covered an area of 76,240 square kilometers and had a population of 543,900 in 1993. Its capital was Abéché.

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See also : Regions of Chad - Departments of Chad