Departments of Chad

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Departments of Chad

The regions of Chad are divided into 61 departments. The following is a list of departments grouped by region. Shown next to each department is its population as of 2009, the name of its capital or main town, and a list of sub-prefectures.


Bahr El Gazel[change | change source]

Created in 2008 from the Kanem region's former Barh El Gazel department.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Bahr el Gazel Nord 64,822 Salal Dourgoulanga, Mandjoura, Salal
Bahr El Gazel Sud 196,043 Moussoro Amsilep, Chadra, Michemiré, Moussoro

Batha[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Batha Est 188,631 Oum Hadjer Am Sack, Assinet, Haraze Djombo Kibit, Oum Hadjer
Batha Ouest 222,243 Ati Ati, Djédaa, Koundjourou, Hidjelidjé
Fitri 116,157 Yao N'Djamena Bilala, Yao

Borkou[change | change source]

Created in 2008 from the Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region's former Borkou department.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Borkou 72,760 Faya-Largeau Faya-Largeau (Faya), Kouba Olanga
Borkou Yala 24,491 Kirdimi [fr] Kirdimi, Yarda

Chari-Baguirmi[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Baguirmi 226,128 Massenya Dourbali, Maï Aïche, Massenya
Chari 191,945 Mandélia Koundoul, La Loumia, Linia, Lougoun, Mandélia
Loug Chari 203,712 Bousso Bä Illi, Bogomoro, Bousso, Kouno, Mogo

Ennedi[change | change source]

Created in 2008 from the Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region's former Ennedi Est and Ennedi Ouest departments.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Ennedi 59,744 Fada Fada, Gouro, Kalait, Ounianga, Nohi
Wadi Hawar 113,862 Amdjarass Amdjarass, Bahaï, Bao Billiat, Kaoura, Mourdi

Guéra[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Abtouyour 171,999 Bitkine Bang Bang, Bitkine
Barh Signaka 104,812 Melfi Chinguil, Mélfi, Mokofi
Guéra 179,609 Mongo Baro, Mongo, Niergui
Mangalmé 97,375 Mangalmé Bitchotchi, Eref, Kouka Margni, Mangalmé

Hadjer-Lamis[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Dababa 219,686 Bokoro Bokoro, Gama, Moïto
Dagana 188,233 Massakory Karal, Massakory, Tourba
Haraze Al Biar 562,957 Massaguet Mani, Massaguet, N'Djamena Fara

Kanem[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kanem 160,223 Mao Kekedina, Mao, Melea, Wadjigui
Nord Kanem 97,868 Nokou Nokou, Ntiona, Rig Rig, Ziguey
Wadi Bissam 96,512 Mondo [fr] Am Doback, Mondo

Lac[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Mamdi 232,242 Bol Bagassola, Bol, Daboua, Kangalam, Liwa
Wayi 219,127 Ngouri (N'Gouri) Doum Doum, Kouloudia, Ngouri (N'Gouri)

Logone Occidental[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Dodjé 105,126 Beinamar Béïnamar, Béïssa, Laoukassy, Tapol
Guéni 94,529 Krim Krim Bao, Bémangra, Doguindi, Krim Krim
Lac Wey 326,496 Moundou Bah, Déli, Dodinda, Mbalkabra, Mballa Banyo, Moundou, Ngondong
Ngourkosso 157,142 Benoye Bébalem, Békiri, Béladjia, Benoye, Bourou, Saar Gogné

Logone Oriental[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kouh-Est 100,401 Bodo [fr] Bédjo, Bodo, Béti
Kouh-Ouest 50,509 Béboto Baké, Béboto, Dobiti
La Nya 139,381 Bébédjia Bébédjia, Béboni, Komé, Mbikou, Miandoum
La Nya Pendé 111,459 Goré Békan, Donia, Goré, Yamodo
La Pendé 169,049 Doba Doba, Kara, Madana
Monts de Lam 225,654 Baïbokoum Baïbokoum, Béssao, Laramanaye, Mbaïkoro, Mbitoye

Mandoul[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Barh Sara 225,827 Moïssala Béboro, Békourou, Bouna, Dembo, Moïssala
Mandoul Occidental 148,774 Bédjondo Bébopen, Bédjondo, Békamba, Peni
Mandoul Oriental 262,485 Koumra Bédaya, Béssada, Goundi, Koumra, Mouroum Goulaye, Ngangara

Mayo-Kebbi Est[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Kabbia 216,151 Gounou Gaya Berem, Djodo Gassa, Gounou Gaya, Pont Karwal[source?]
Mayo-Boneye 242,845 Bongor Bongor, Gam, Kim, Koyom, Moulkou, Rigaza, Samga
Mayo-Lémié 81,816 Guélengdeng [fr] Guélengdeng, Katoa, Nanguigoto
Mont Illi (Mont d'Illi) 228,366 Fianga Fianga, Hollom Gamé, Kéra, Tikem, Youé

Mayo-Kebbi Ouest[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Lac Léré 226,600 Léré Binder, Guégou, Lagon, Léré
Mayo-Dallah 338,487 Pala Gagal, Lamé, Pala, Torrock

Moyen-Chari[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Barh Köh 319,087 Sarh Balimba, Korbol, Koumogo, Moussa Foyo, Sarh
Grande Sido 105,375 Maro [fr] Danamadji, Djéké Djéké, Maro, Sido
Lac Iro 173,822 Kyabé Alako, Bohobé, Baltoubaye, Boum Kebbir, Dindjebo, Kyabé, Ngondeye, Roro, Singako

Ouaddaï[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Abdi 114,055 Abdi [fr] Abdi, Abkar Djombo, Biyeré
Assoungha 282,315 Adré Adré, Borota, Hadjer Hadid, Mabrone, Molou, Tourane
Ouara 335,309 Abéché Abéché, Abougoudam, Amleyouna, Bourtaïl, Chokoyan, Gurry, Marfa

Salamat[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Aboudeïa 65,772 Aboudeïa Abgué, Aboudeïa, Am Habilé
Barh Azoum (Barh-Azoum) 184,984 Am Timan Am Timan, Djouna, Mouraye
Haraze-Mangueigne 57,849 Haraze Daha, Haraze, Mangueigne

Sila[change | change source]

Created in 2008 from the Ouaddaï region's former Sila and Djourf Al Ahmar departments.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Djourf Al Ahmar (Djourouf Al Ahmar) 71,472 Am Dam Am Dam, Haouich, Magrane
Kimiti 218,304 Goz Beïda Adé, Goz Beïda, Kerfi, Koukou-Angarana, Mogororo, Moudeïna, Tissi

Tandjilé[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Tandjilé Est 259,241 Laï Deressia, Dono Manga, Guidari, Laï, N'Dam
Tandjilé Ouest 423,576 Kélo Baktchoro, Béré, Bologo, Dafra, Delbian, Dogou, Kélo, Kolon

Tibesti[change | change source]

Created in 2008 from the Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti region's former Tibesti department.

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Tibesti Est 14,984 Bardaï Aouzou, Bardaï, Yebbibou, Zoumri
Tibesti Ouest 6,986 Zouar Goubonne, Wour, Zouar

Wadi Fira[change | change source]

Department Pop.
2009
Capital Sub-prefectures
Biltine 159,323 Biltine Am Zoer, Arada, Biltine, Mata
Dar Tama 179,095 Guéréda Guéréda, Kolonga, Sirim Birke
Kobé 156,515 Iriba Iriba, Matadjana, Tiné Djagaraba

N'Djamena (capital)[change | change source]

N'Djamena, the capital city of Chad, is also a special statute region. It has no departments, but is divided into 10 arrondissements.