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Ouaddaï Prefecture

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Ouaddaï Prefecture

Ouaddaï Prefecture
Préfecture du Ouaddaï
Prefecture of Chad




Flag of Ouaddaï


Location of Ouaddaï
Capital Abéché
Government Prefecture
Historical era Cold War
 •  Established[1] 13 February 1960
 •  Separation of Biltine Prefecture 1960[1]
 •  Disestablished[1] 1 September 1999
 •  1960 75,000 km2 (28,958 sq mi)
 •  1993 76,240 km2 (29,436 sq mi)
 •  1960 306,265 
Density 4.1 /km2  (10.6 /sq mi)
 •  1993 543,900 
Density 7.1 /km2  (18.5 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions Sub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Abéché
  • Adré
  • Am Dam
  • Goz Béïda
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.

Ouaddaï was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the east of the country, Ouaddaï covered an area of 76,240 square kilometers and had a population of 543,900 in 1993. Its capital was Abéché.

See also

Ouaddai Kingdom

External links

  • The World Factbook (CIA)


  1. ^ a b c d "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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