Place:N'Djamena, Chari-Baguirmi, Chad

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NameN'Djamena
Alt namesFort-Lamysource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 643
N'Djamenasource: WeRelate abbreviation
NDjamenasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates12.113°N 15.049°E
Located inChari-Baguirmi, Chad     (1900 - )
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N’Djamena (; ; Nijāmīnā “place of rest”) is the capital and largest city of Chad. In 2009, its population was recorded as 993,492. A port on the Chari River, near the confluence with the Logone River, it directly faces the Cameroonian town of Kousséri, to which the city is connected by a bridge. It is also a special statute region, divided into 10 arrondissements. It is a regional market for livestock, salt, dates, and grains. Meat, fish and cotton processing are the chief industries, and the city continues to serve as the centre of economic activity in Chad.

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