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Abeche is the capital of Ouaddai Province in Chad. It was once the capital of the Wadai Empire.

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  • 1 Ruins of Ouara (50 km north of Abéché). Former capital of the Wadai Empire. It has been deserted since its wells went dry in the late 19th century and the capital was moved to Abéché. Situated between hills, it is still home to a ruined palace, mosque and city wall. It has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List since 2005. Ouara (Q1974522) on Wikidata Ouara on Wikipedia
  • 2 Royal palace. The former royal palace of the Wadai Empire, built around 1900.







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  • N'DjamenaN'Djamena is the capital of Chad.
  • Moundou — 2nd largest city in Chad and the cultural centre of the N'Gambaye people
  • Faya-Largeau — largest city in northern Chad. Agriculture is the main industry.
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