Regions of Chad
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Regions since 2012
This is a list of the regions of Chad since 2012 with population figures from the 2009 census.
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.
(1) created in 2004
Regions created in 2008
On February 19, 2008, four new regions were created:
- Former Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region divided into:
- Split from the Kanem Region:
- Split from Ouaddaï Region
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- Décret n° 419/PR/MAT/02 (17 October 2002), concerning the creation of the régions
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