Map - Bahr el Gazel Region (Barh el Gazel)

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Bahr el Gazel Region (Barh el Gazel)

Barh El Gazel is one of the 22 regions of Chad. The region's name may also be written as Barh El Gazal or Bahr el Gazel. Its capital is the town of Moussoro.

The region was created in 2008 from the former Barh El Gazel Department of the Kanem Region.

Barh El Gazel's population as of 2009 was 260,865 inhabitants.


Map - Bahr el Gazel Region (Barh el Gazel)

Latitude / Longitude : 14° 40' 0" N / 16° 55' 0" E | Time zone : UTC+1 | Currency : XAF | Telephone : 235  


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Country - Chad

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Chad (تشاد, ; Tchad, ), officially the Republic of Chad (جمهورية تشاد ; République du Tchad "Republic of the Chad"), is a landlocked country in north-central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, and Niger to the west. It is the fifth largest country in Africa and the second-largest in Central Africa in terms of area.

Chad has several regions: a desert zone in the north, an arid Sahelian belt in the centre and a more fertile Sudanian Savanna zone in the south. Lake Chad, after which the country is named, is the largest wetland in Chad and the second-largest in Africa. The capital N'Djamena is the largest city. Chad's official languages are Arabic and French. Chad is home to over 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. The most popular religion of Chad is Islam (at 55%), followed by Christianity (at 40%).
Currency / Language  
ISO Currency Symbol Significant figures
XAF Central African CFA franc Fr 0
ISO Language
AR Arabic language
FR French language
Neighbourhood - Country  
  •  Cameroon 
  •  Central African Republic 
  •  Libya 
  •  Niger 
  •  Nigeria 
  •  Sudan 

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