Fada


Fada

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Fada is the capital of the Ennedi Ouest department of Chad, lying in the Ennedi Plateau. It has a population of 23,786 (As of December 2005).It is known for the surrounding cave paintings and rock formations, while the Guelta d'Archei and a wood growing in a wadi are local attractions.

It is the birthplace of the current President of Chad, Idriss Déby.


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