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N'Djamena, «ehn JAHM uh nuh», population 721,000 (2005), is the capital of Chad. A port on the Chari River, near to its confluence with the Logone River, the city is primarily an administrative center. It is also a regional market for livestock, salt, dates, and grains. Meat processing is the chief industry. In addition to being the national capital, it is also the capital of Chari-Baguirmi prefecture. N'Djamena is located at 12°6'47" North, 15°2'57" East (12.113056, 15.049167). [1] 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 The Port of Wellington at night. ... The Chari or Shari River is a 949-kilometer-long river of central Africa, flowing from the Central African Republic through Chad into Lake Chad. ... The Logon River is a major tributary of the Chari River. ... Street markets such as this one in Rue Mouffetard, Paris are still common in France. ... Sheep are commonly bred as livestock. ... A magnified crystal of salt In chemistry, salt is a term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. ... Binomial name Phoenix dactylifera L. The Date Palm Phoenix dactylifera is a palm, extensively cultivated for its edible fruit. ... Cereal crops are mostly grasses cultivated for their edible seeds (actually a fruit called a caryopsis). ... Meat is animal tissue used as food. ... Categories: Stub | Prefectures of Chad ... Chad is divided into 14 prefectures: Batha Biltine Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Chari-Baguirmi Guéra Kanem Lac Logone Occidental Logone Oriental Mayo-Kebbi Moyen-Chari Ouaddaï Salamat Tandjilé Categories: Chad | Lists of subnational entities | Prefectures of Chad ...


N'Djamena was founded as Fort-Lamy by the French in 1900, and named after an army officer who had been killed in a battle a few days before. Its name was changed to N'Djamena (taken from the Arab name of a nearby village meaning "place of rest") in 1973. 1900 (MCM) is a common year starting on Monday. ... Arabic (; , less formally, ) is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


The city was partly sacked in the civil war of the late 1970s. Many inhabitants fled at the time but the population has since regrown strongly. A civil war is a war in which the competing parties within the same country or empire struggle for national control of state power. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ...


The city lies across the Chari River from Kousséri in Cameroon to which it is linked by a bridge. It is the largest city in the nation and is divided into ten "arrondissements". The city includes the Nassara Strip commercial centre and residential areas such as Mbololo, Chagoua, Paris Congo and Moursal. The Chari or Shari River is a 949-kilometer-long river of central Africa, flowing from the Central African Republic through Chad into Lake Chad. ... Kousséri is a city in Cameroon, lying on the border with Chad, across the Chari River from NDjamena. ... A log bridge A bridge is a structure built to span a gorge, valley, road, railroad track, river, body of water, or any other physical obstacle. ... An arrondissement is an administrative division in some francophone or Dutch-speaking countries: // France Municipal arrondissement Main article: Municipal arrondissement in France Paris Main article: Arrondissements of Paris The city of Paris, in France is divided into 20 arrondissements. ... The central business district of Melbourne, Australia. ...


Attractions in the city include the Chad National Museum. It has a university, schools of administration and veterinary medicine, American International School of N’Djamena and an international airport. Veterinary medicine is the application of medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to companion, domestic, exotic, wildlife, and production animals. ... The American International School of N’Djamena (AISN) is a small international school in NDjamena, Chad. ...


N'Djamena has been twinned with the city of Toulouse, in France, since 1980. The Capitole, the 18th century city hall of Toulouse and best known landmark in the city; in the foreground is the Place du Capitole, a hub of urban life at the very center of the city Toulouse (pronounced in standard French ▶ (help· info), in local Toulouse accent ▶ (help· info)) (Occitan... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


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N'Djamena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (274 words)
N'Djamena, «ehn JAHM uh nuh», population 721,000 (2005), is the capital of Chad.
A port on the Chari River, near to its confluence with the Logone River, the city is primarily an administrative center.
N'Djamena was founded as Fort-Lamy by the French in 1900, and named after an army officer who had been killed in a battle a few days before.
N'Djamena, Chad - TheBestLinks.com - Ndjamena, Cereal, Meat, Salt, ... (145 words)
Ndjamena, N'Djamena, Chad, Chad, Cereal, Meat, Salt, 1993, 1900, 1973...
N'Djamena, population 213,342 (1993), is the capital of Chad.
N'Djamena was founded as Fort-Lamy by the French in 1900.
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