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or N'dja·me·na or Ndja·me·na  (ən-jä′mə-nə) Formerly Fort-La·my (fôr-lä-mē′)
The capital and largest city of Chad, in the southwest part of the country on the Chari River. Founded by the French in 1900, it was renamed in 1973.


(əndʒɑːˈmeɪnə) or


(Placename) the capital of Chad, in the southwest, at the confluence of the Shari and Logone Rivers: trading centre for livestock. Pop: 866 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1973): Fort Lamy


(ən dʒɑˈmeɪ nɑ)

the capital of Chad, in the SW part. 511,700. Formerly, Fort-Lamy.
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Noun1.Ndjamena - the capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river
Republic of Chad, Tchad, Chad - a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960
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On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to NDjamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018.
Usman said that troops on Monday, cleared Boko Haram terrorists in Metele village, Tumbun Gini and Tumbun Ndjamena.
2 (SUNA)- The Chadian Foreign Minister, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, has described the visit of the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, to Ndjamena as historic and conducive to cementing the relations between the two nations.
A statement by the Chadian foreign ministry said that, due to continuous involvement of the State of Qatar in attempts, originating from Libya, Chad's northern neighboring country, to destabilize Chad, the Chadian authorities have decided to close the Qatari embassy in the capital Ndjamena of Chad, giving its diplomats and officials a ten-day grace period to leave the country.
October 15, 2016 (PARIS) - The leader of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Gibril Ibrahim said his movement and two other holdout groups will send a joint delegation to Ndjamena in response to an initiative by the Chadian President Idriss Deby to discuss ways for a peaceful settlement in Darfur region.
Ndjamena, Dhu-AlHijjah 22, 1437, Sep 24, 2016, SPA -- Faisal bin Mislet Al-Mandeel, Saudi ambassador to the the Republic of Chad, has extended congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, on the occasion of the 86th anniversary of the Kingdom's National Day.
Pour autant, Ndjamena n'a pas failli a sa [beaucoup moins que] mission historique [beaucoup plus grand que] et au devoir de solidarite.
NDJAMENA (TAP) - Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki left Ndjamena, the capital of Chad, on Tuesday afternoon for Gabon, his fourth and last stop in a Sub-Saharan Africa tour.
Moroccan flag carrier Royal Air Maroc has announced the launch of twice-weekly flights from Casablanca to the Chadian capital, Ndjamena.
La compagnie aerienne nationale a precise en outre, qu'un "vaste programme d'ouvertures prochaines sur l'Afrique va s'etaler sur 5 ans, par l'ouverture de 4 lignes par an (Ouagadougou, Ndjamena, Niamey, Douala etc.
Summary: N'djamena (Chad) - Morocco's Minister of State M'hand Laenser, who represented HM King Mohammed VI in the festivities marking the 50th anniversary of Chad's Independence Day, was received, on Wednesday in Ndjamena, by the secretary general of Chadian Presidency Mohamed Saleh Annadif, to whom he handed over a message from the Sovereign to President Idriss Deby.
NDJAMENA: Leaders from the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) resumed summit talks on Friday morning behind closed doors in Chad's capital Ndjamena.