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Guéra Prefecture

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Guéra Prefecture

Guéra Prefecture
Préfecture du Guéra
Prefecture of Chad



Flag of Guéra


Location of Guéra
Capital Mongo
Government Prefecture
Historical era Cold War
 •  Established[1] 13 February 1960
 •  Disestablished[1] 1 September 1999
 •  1960 60,000 km2 (23,166 sq mi)
 •  1993 58,950 km2 (22,761 sq mi)
 •  1960 156,002 
Density 2.6 /km2  (6.7 /sq mi)
 •  1993 306,253 
Density 5.2 /km2  (13.5 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions Sub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Bitkine
  • Mangalmé
  • Melfi
  • Mongo
Area and population source:[1]

This article refers to one of the former prefectures of Chad. From 2002 the country was divided into 18 regions.

Guéra was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Its capital was Mongo. Located in the south of the country, Guéra covered an area of 58,950 square kilometers and had a population of 306,253 in 1993, of which 263,843 were sedentary (rural: 219,884; urban: 43,959) and 42,810 were nomadic. The predominant ethno-linguistic groups were the Hadjerai (66.18%) and the Arabs (21.11%).


  1. ^ a b c "Administrative Divisions of Countries: Regions of Chad". 
  2. ^ "Administrative Divisions of Countries: Departments of Chad". 

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See also : Regions of Chad - Departments of Chad

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