Salamat Region

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Coordinates: 11°02′24″N 20°17′01″E / 11.04000°N 20.28361°E / 11.04000; 20.28361

Map of Chad showing Salamat.
Map of Chad showing Salamat.
Country Chad
Departments 3
Sub-prefectures 9
Regional capital Am Timan
 • Governor Mahamat Maouloud Izzadine (2008)
Population (2009)
 • Total 308,605

Salamat is one of the 22 regions of Chad. The region's capital is Am Timan. The Salamat region's economy is based on subsistence agriculture, breeding, fishery and cotton.


The region's population was 308,605 inhabitants in 2009.

The main ethnico-linguistic groups are the Arabs (Salamats, Hemats, Rachids, Kolomats), the Kibets and the Roungas.


The region of Salamat is divided into three departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Aboudeïa Aboudeïa Aboudeïa, Abgué, Am Habilé
Barh Azoum Am Timan Am Timan, Djouna, Mouraye
Haraze-Mangueigne Haraze Haraze, Mangueigne, Daha