Batha (prefecture)

Batha Prefecture was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the center of the country, Batha covered an area of 88,800 square kilometers and had a population of 288,458 in 1993. Its capital was Ati, Chad. It is largely coextensive with the current Batha Region.

Batha Prefecture
Préfecture du Batha
Prefecture of Chad
1960–1999
Flag of Batha
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CapitalAti
Area
 • Coordinates13°12′N 18°20′E / 13.200°N 18.333°E / 13.200; 18.333Coordinates: 13°12′N 18°20′E / 13.200°N 18.333°E / 13.200; 18.333
 
• 1960
100,000 km2 (39,000 sq mi)
• 1993
88,800 km2 (34,300 sq mi)
Population 
• 1960
279873
• 1993
288458
History
 • TypePrefecture
Historical eraCold War
• Established[1]
13 February 1960
• Disestablished[1]
1 September 1999
Political subdivisionsSub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Ati
  • Djédaa
  • Oum Hadjer
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Batha Region
Batha Est
Batha Ouest
Area and population source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Administrative Divisions of Countries: Regions of Chad". www.statoids.com.
  2. ^ "Administrative Divisions of Countries: Departments of Chad". www.statoids.com.


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See also : Regions of Chad - Departments of Chad