Bongor has a lively central market square, an airport, a post office, a hospital, and the administrative offices for the Mayo-Kebbi Prefecture. Cotton and rice are the primary cash crops of the region. There is a hotel on the bank of the Logone.
The primary indigenous tribal group are the Masa people.
The principal market day is Monday and people come from the entire region for the weekly market.
- Hotel Moderne, Yagoua Highway. A 3-storey hotel with a swimming pool.