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Logone Occidental Region
Logone Occidental is one of the 23 regions of Chad and its capital is Moundou. It consists of the former Logone Occidental Prefecture.Per the census of 2009, the total population in the region was 683,293, 51.50 per cent females. The total number of households was 132,349: 99,255 in rural areas and 33,094 in urban areas. The number of nomads in the region was 54, 0.01 per cent of the total population.GeographyChad has a general elevation of 240m in Lake Chad Depression towards Guera massif located at an elevation of 1800m and eastwards towards mountainous Saharan region of 3350m. The only rivers in the country of importance are Chari and Logone, flowing into Lake Chad. The region receives an annual rainfall of 1200mm and has Savannah woodland region. There is significant amount of petroleum reserves in the southern portions of the country, having signs of economic potential. There are also significant proportion of gold for commercial exploitation in the regions.DemographicsPer the census of 2009, the total population in the region was 683,293, 51.50 per cent female. The average size of household as of 2009 was 5.20: 5.20 in rural households and 4.90 in urban areas. The number of households was 132,349: 99,255 in rural areas and 33,094 in urban areas. The number of nomads in the region was 54, 0.01 per cent of the population. There were 682,235 people residing in private households. There were 299,305 over 18 years of age: 138,679 male and 160,626 female. The sex ratio was 94.00 females for every hundred males. There were 683,239 sedentary staff, 6.30 of the population. The Ngambai ethnic group represent more than the 90% of the territory's population. Logone Occidental is one of the 23 regions of Chad and has the Head Post Office of the region is located in the capital. As of 2015, internet and telephone were limited and post was the primary mode of communication.Make your Chad itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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