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Bongor is one of the most important cities of Chad. It is in fact the capital city of the Mayo-Kebbi Est region and according to the 1993 census report it covers a population of around 20,448.
Being located along the Logone River's eastern bank, it offers a wide range of panoramic view to its inhabitants. During the period between May and September it faces excessive rainfall but still the Logone remains passable between Bongor and N'Djamena (capital of Chad).

Like most other cities of Chad, Bongor has also a major historical significance. It is said that until the German-French Treaty in 1911, it had been a part of the German Cameroon. In 1904 as soon as the military station was established by Herbert Kund, a German colonial officer, the modern history of the city begun.

Since the colonial period, Bongor has been a major city of secondary education. The chief indigenous tribal group that is seen to reside over here is called Massa.

City of Bongor is also popular for having a well-stocked central market square, a post office and an airport. The governing associations for the Mayo-Kebbi Prefecture are also situated over here.

The major crops that are cultivated in Bongor- a City in Chad include rice and cotton. Monday is said to be the chief market day and in this day it attends a huge rush.



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