Ouaddaï (prefecture)

This article refers to one of the former prefectures of Chad. From 2002 the country was divided into 18 regions.

Ouaddaï Prefecture
Préfecture du Ouaddaï
عمالة وداي
Prefecture of Chad
1960–1999
Flag of Ouaddaï وداي
Chad-Ouaddai.PNG
CapitalAbéché
Area
 • Coordinates13°49′N 20°50′E / 13.817°N 20.833°E / 13.817; 20.833Coordinates: 13°49′N 20°50′E / 13.817°N 20.833°E / 13.817; 20.833
 
• 1960
75,000 km2 (29,000 sq mi)
• 1993
76,240 km2 (29,440 sq mi)
Population 
• 1960
306265
• 1993
543900
History
 • TypePrefecture
Historical eraCold War
• Established[1]
13 February 1960
• Separation of Biltine Prefecture
1960[1]
• Disestablished[1]
1 September 1999
Political subdivisionsSub-prefectures (1993)[2]
  • Abéché
  • Adré
  • Am Dam
  • Goz Béïda
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Ouaddaï Region
Biltine Prefecture
Ouaddaï Department
Assoungha Department
Sila Department
Area and population source:[1]

Ouaddaï (Arabic: وداي) was one of the 14 prefectures of Chad. Located in the east of the country, Ouaddaï covered an area of 76,240 square kilometers and had a population of 543,900 in 1993. Its capital was Abéché.

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  1. ^ a b c d "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