Tandjilé Region

Coordinates: 9°24′N 16°18′E / 9.400°N 16.300°E / 9.400; 16.300


Map of Chad showing Tandjilé.
Country Chad
Departments 2
Sub-prefectures 13
Regional capital Laï
  Governor Jules Mbaïgoto (2010)
Population (2009)
  Total 682,817

Tandjilé is one of the 22 regions of Chad and its capital is Laï.


The region had 458,240 inhabitants in 1993, of whom 442,876 sedentary (rural, 385,537; urban, 57,339) and 15,364 nomad. In 2009 the total population was 682,817.

The main ethnico-linguistic groups are the Marba (19.85%), the Nangtchéré (13.62%), the Lélé (13.93%), the Ngambay (12.62%) and the Gabri (10.61%).


The region of Tandjilé is divided into two departments:

Department Capital (chef-lieu) Sub-prefectures
Tandjilé Est Laï Laï, Deressia, Dono Manga, Guidari, N'Dam
Tandjilé Ouest Kélo Kélo, Baktchoro, Béré, Bologo, Dafra, Delbian, Dogou, Kolon


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