Mayo-Kebbi Ouest Region
Mayo-Kebbi Ouest (Arabic: ولاية مايو كيبي غرب) is one of the 23 regions of Chad. Its capital is Pala. It is composed of the southern areas of the former prefecture of Mayo-Kebbi (sub-prefectures of Pala and Léré).
ولاية مايو كيبي غرب
The region borders Mayo-Kebbi Est Region to the north-east, Tandjilé Region to the east, Logone Occidental Region to the south-east, and Cameroon to the west and north-west. The Mayo Kébbi river flows through the north the region, with Lake Léré and the smaller Lake Tréné located in the north-west.
As per the 2009 Chadian census, the region had 564,470 inhabitants. The main ethnolinguistic groups are the Fula, Gidar, Mangbai, Mundang, Ngeté-Herdé peoples, Peve, Sara groups such as the Ngambay, and Tupuri.
The region of Mayo-Kebbi Ouest is divided into two departments:
|Mayo-Dallah||Pala||Gagal, Lamé, Pala, Torrock|
|Lac Léré||Léré||Binder, Guégou, Lagon, Léré|
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