Location in Chad
|Coordinates: 12°45′44″N 20°28′13″E / 12.76222°N 20.47028°E|
|Department||Djourf Al Ahmar|
|Elevation||1,453 ft (443 m)|
|Time zone||+ 1|
Am Dam is the capital of Djourf Al Ahmar Department in Sila Region, Chad, located at an important crossroads in the Batha River valley. XIK It is a small town about 120 km (75 mi) northwest of Goz-Beida and 700 km (430 mi) by road from the capital N'Djamena. Am Dam is also the name of the Sub-Prefecture that the city is within. The population of the entire Am Dam Sub-Prefecture is 77,593.
The town is served by Am Dam Airport.