Regions of Chad

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The country of Chad is divided into 23 regions (French: régions).[1]

Each region is divided into between two and four departments (départments), apart from the city of N'Djamena, which is divided into 10 arrondissements.

Regions since 2012[edit]

This is a list of the regions of Chad since 2012 with population figures from the 2009 census.[2]


History[edit]

From independence in 1960 until 1999 it was divided into 14 préfectures. These were replaced in 1999 by 28 départements. The country was reorganized again in 2002 to produce 18 régions. In 2008, a further four régions were created, increasing the number to 22. Ennedi Region was split into Ennedi-Est and Ennedi-Ouest in 2012, producing the current 23 regions.[5][1]

Regions (2002-2008)[edit]


Regions created in 2008[edit]

On February 19, 2008, four new regions were created:[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Law, Gwillim. "Regions of Chad". Statoids. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Deuxieme Recensement General de la Population et de l'Habititat (RGPH2, 2009)" [Second General Census of Population and Housing] (PDF) (in French). Republique du Tchad - Institut national de la statistique, des études économiques et démographiques (INSEED). September 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Décret 11-530 2011-06-01 PR/PM/MCD/11: Décret fixant le nombre des conseillers municipaux des Communes chefs-leix des Régions et des Départements" [Decree fixing the number of municipal councilors of Chief towns of Regions and of Departments]. Légitchad (in French). Republique du Tchad - Le Conseil des Ministres [Republic of Chad - Council of Ministers]. 1 June 2011. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "List provisoire des candidats aux elections legislatives" [Provisional list of candidates for legislative elections] (PDF). JournalDuTchad.com (in French). Republique du Tchad - Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) [Republic of Chad - National Independent Electoral Commission]. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Déby, Idriss (4 September 2012). "Ordonnance No. 27/PR/2012" (PDF). Republic of Chad. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Ordonnance n° 002/PR/08 portant restructuration de certaines collectivités territoriales décentralisées" [Ordinance No. 002/PR/08 on restructuring of certain decentralized local authorities]. Government of Chad. 19 February 2008. [dead link]

Other sources[edit]

  • Décret n° 419/PR/MAT/02 (17 October 2002), concerning the creation of the régions
  • Ordonnance n° 002/PR/08 portant restructuration de certaines collectivités territoriales décentralisées (19 February 2008), concerning the creation of new régions in 2008