Tandjilé Region

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Coordinates: 9°24′N 16°18′E / 9.400°N 16.300°E / 9.400; 16.300

Tandjilé
Region
Map of Chad showing Tandjilé.
Map of Chad showing Tandjilé.
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 13
Regional capital Laï
Government
 • Governor Jules Mbaïgoto (2010)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 661,906

Tandjilé is one of the 23 regions of Chad and its capital is Laï.

Demography[edit]

The region had 458,240 inhabitants in 1993, of whom 442,876 sedentary (rural, 385,537; urban, 57,339) and 15,364 nomad. In 2009 the total population was 661,906.[1]

The main ethnolinguistic groups are the Marba (19.85%), the Nangtchéré (13.62%), the Lélé (13.93%), the Ngambay (12.62%) and the Gabri (10.61%).[citation needed]

Subdivisions[edit]

The region of Tandjilé is divided into two departments:

Department Capital (chef-lieu) Sub-prefectures
Tandjilé Est Laï Laï, Deressia, Dono Manga, Guidari, N'Dam
Tandjilé Ouest Kélo Kélo, Baktchoro, Béré, Bologo, Dafra, Delbian, Dogou, Kolon

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DEUXIEME RECENSEMENT GENERAL DE LA POPULATION ET DE L’HABITAT: RESULTATS GLOBAUX DEFINITIFS (PDF) (Report). INSEED. March 2012. p. 24. Retrieved 10 March 2017.