Logone Oriental Region

Coordinates: 8°39′N 16°51′E / 8.650°N 16.850°E / 8.650; 16.850

Logone Oriental

Map of Chad showing Logone Oriental.
Country Chad
Departments 6
Sub-prefectures 23
Regional capital Doba
  Governor Mahamat Zène Elhadj Yaya (2010)
Population (2009)
  Total 796,453

Logone Oriental is one of the 22 regions of Chad and its capital is Doba. It is composed by the former Logone Oriental Prefecture.


The region of Logone Oriental is divided in six departments:

Department Capital Sub-prefectures
Nya Bébédjia Bébédjia, Mbikou, Béboni, Miandoum, Komé
Nya Pendé Goré Békan, Donia, Goré, Yamodo
Pendé Doba Doba, Kara, Madana
Kouh-Est Bodo Bodo, Bédjo, Béti
Kouh-Ouest Béboto Béboto, Baké, Dobiti
Monts de Lam Baïbokoum Baïbokoum, Bessao, Mbaïkoro, Mbitoye, Laramanaye


The region's population had 440,342 inhabitants in 1993.

The main ethnico-linguistic group is formed by the Ngambay, who represent more than 50% of the territory's population. Other important ethnico-linguistic groups are the Gor, the Mboum, the Goulay.


Subsistence agriculture, cotton, oil.

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