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Batha Prefecture

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Batha Prefecture

Batha Prefecture
Préfecture du Batha
Prefecture of Chad


Flag of Batha


Location of Batha
Capital Ati
Government Prefecture
Historical era Cold War
 •  Established[1] 13 February 1960
 •  Disestablished[1] 1 September 1999
 •  1960 100,000 km2 (38,610 sq mi)
 •  1993 88,800 km2 (34,286 sq mi)
 •  1960 279,873 
Density 2.8 /km2  (7.2 /sq mi)
 •  1993 288,458 
Density 3.2 /km2  (8.4 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions Sub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Ati
  • Djédaa
  • Oum Hadjer
Area and population source:[1]

Batha Prefecture was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the center of the country, Batha covered an area of 88,800 square kilometers and had a population of 288,458 in 1993. Its capital was Ati, Chad. It is largely coextensive with the current Batha Region.


  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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