Tibesti Region

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Coordinates: 21°21′16″N 17°00′04″E / 21.35444°N 17.00111°E / 21.35444; 17.00111

Map of Chad showing Tibesti.
Map of Chad showing Tibesti.
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 7
Region 2008
 • Governor Ouardougou Bolou (2009)
Population (2009)
 • Total 21,970

Tibesti Region is a region of Chad. It was created in 2008 when the former Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Region was split into three, with the Tibesti Department becoming the Tibesti Region. The Ennedi Region and Borkou Region were also created at that time.

Bardaï is the major settlement of the region

Parts of the Tibesti Mountains are in the region.


The region of Tibesti is divided in two departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Tibesti Est (fr) Bardaï Bardaï, Zoumri, Aouzou, Yebbibou
Tibesti Ouest (fr) Zouar Zouar, Wour, Goubonne