Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


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.


(ən dʒɑˈmeɪ nɑ)

the capital of Chad, in the SW part. 511,700. Formerly, Fort-Lamy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.N'Djamena - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
27 (SUNA) - The Third Session of the Sudanese-Chadian Transport Committee was held in the capital of Chad, N'Djamena during the 26th-27th the current February.
Erdogan landed at the airport in the capital N'Djamena, whereupon descending the aircraft's steps he was met by his counterpart Idriss Deby.
December 1, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby on Friday have held bilateral discussions in N'djamena.
President of the Republic of Chad, Idriss Deby Itno, has received the credentials of Mohammed Ali Musabah Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Chad, at the presidential palace in N'Djamena, Chad.
He said the timing of the decision of the government of Chad in closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena clearly reveals the decision was part of the campaign of political blackmail against Qatar with the intention of joining the siege countries for well-known reasons.
The move comes just 24 hours after the Central African country announced it was closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena.
Hospitality group Radisson Blu has announced the opening of its first hotel in N'Djamena, Chad.
Radisson Blu has opened its first hotel in N'Djamena, Chad, which brings Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's African presence to 42 hotels with more than 16,200 rooms in operation and under development.
N'Djamena, Shawwal 9, 1438, Jul 3, 2017, SPA -- King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid has delivered 72 tons of dates to the World Food Program (WFP) in the Republic of Chad in the presence of WFP Deputy Regional Director Issa Sunogu and a representative from the Chadian government.
La disqualification de l'equipe nationale de football, est la consequence directe de la mauvaise gestion du football par la Federation tchadienne (FTFA)et le ministere en charge du sport", a indique Modou Kouta, actuellement, instructeur aupres de la Confederation africaine de football et directeur de l'academiede football de N'Djamena.
But although it has fallen to number two in the consultancy's annual list, Luanda remains the highest-ranking city in Africa, followed by Kinshasa (in 6,h place globally), N'Djamena (9th) and Lagos (13th).
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its footprint to 100 countries and territories with the launch of the Hilton N'Djamena in Chad recently.