Mao is a city in , the capital of the Kanem Region and the Kanem Department. It is the 16th largest city in , and is located 226 km north-northeast of N'Djamena. The city is ruled by the Sultan of Kanem, the chief of the Kanembou people.

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is a public use airport located near Mao, Kanem, .


14.1234° or 14° 7' 24.3" north
15.3108° or 15° 18' 39" east
IATA airport code
United Nations Location Code
352 metres (1155 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 469211942
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: مؤ
  • Arabic: ماو
  • Bengali: মাও
  • Bulgarian: Мао
  • Catalan: Mao
  • Cebuano: Mao
  • Chinese: 馬奧
  • Chinese: 马奥
  • Danish: Mao
  • Dutch: Mao
  • Egyptian Arabic: ماو
  • English: Mao, Chad
  • Finnish: Mao
  • French: Mao
  • German: Mao
  • Greek: Μάο
  • Gujarati: માઓ
  • Hindi: माओ
  • Indonesian: Mao
  • Italian: Mao
  • Japanese: マオ
  • Kannada: ಮಾವೋ
  • Korean: 마오(차드)
  • Korean: 마오
  • Latvian: Mao
  • Lithuanian: Mao
  • Malay: Mao
  • Marathi: माओ
  • Norwegian: Mao
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mao
  • Polish: Mao
  • Portuguese: Mao
  • Romanian: Mao, Ciad
  • Romanian: Mao
  • Russian: Мао (Чад)
  • Russian: Мао
  • Sinhala: මාඕ
  • Spanish: Mao
  • Spanish: Mao (Chad)
  • Swedish: Mao
  • Tagalog: Mao, Chad
  • Tamil: மாவோ
  • Telugu: మావో
  • Thai: เมา
  • Turkish: Mao
  • Ukrainian: Мао
  • Urdu: ماو، چاڈ
  • Vietnamese: Mao
  • Western Mari: Мао
  • Mao ماو
  • मओ, चाड

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