in Kanem Region, Chad

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.121 and 15.310 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 7' 16" and E 15° 18' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XAF
Spoken languages:
French, Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:47 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Ndjamena
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:30 am and 6:20 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.883 and -165.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Chad in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Chad.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Chad. Last Update: 2019-05-12 07:23:51

Discover Mao

Mao in Kanem Region with it's 18,031 citizens is a place in Chad about 140 mi (or 226 km) north of N'Djamena, the country's capital city.

Current time in Mao is now 08:47 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ndjamena with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 5 airports near Mao. The closest airport in Chad is Mao Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bol, Massakory, Moussoro, Mallam Fatori and N'Djamena. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kanem Department

Kanem is one of three departments which make up the region of Kanem in Chad. The capital is Mao. The department is divided into 4 sub-prefectures: Kekedina Mao Melea

Located at 14.1194, 15.3133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Departments of Chad, Kanem Region

Kanem Region

Kanem is one of the 22 regions of Chad. It was created in 2002 from the former Prefecture of Kanem. It is named after the famous Kanem Empire, which was centered in this vicinity. The region's capital is Mao. In 2008, a portion of the Kanem region was split off to become the new Bahr el Gazel Region.

Located at 14.1194, 15.3133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kanem Region, Regions of Chad

Mao Airport

Mao Airport is an airport serving Mao in Chad.

Located at 14.1456, 15.3144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Chad

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mao, AMO