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Le Meridien Chari hotel( Ben Allen )
3. N'Djamena, Chad
N'Djamena is the capital of Chad and its largest city with a population of about a million. The city witnessed three decades of conflict as a civil war raged in Chad starting in 1960. Though much of the country's current instability has been in the east, rebel groups threatened N'Djamena as recently as 2008.
Attractions include mosques and a national museum.
2009 rank: N/A