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Chad is pronounced “ch·ad” and and is one of the 9 countries located in Central AfricaThe largest landlocked country in Africa. This country gained its independence on August 11, 1960. This country was named after Lake Chad. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Chad.

Chad Flag. Waving Fabric Satin Texture of the Flag Chad 3D illustration. Real Texture Flag of the he Republic of Chad

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What Does The Chad Flag Represent?

  • BLUE: symbolizes hope and the blue sky
  • YELLOW: represents the desert and the sun
  • RED: represents the blood that has been shed in the nation’s history

Where is Chad located?

Chad is located in Central Africa bordered by Libya, Sudan, Central African Republic, Nigeria and Niger.

World Data Locator Map, Chad

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Facts About Chad:

  1. Capital: N’Djamena
  2. Population: 16.8 Million


What Are The Official Languages of Chad?

Chadian Arabic and French are the official languages of Chad. Other languages spoken in this country include;

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What Is The Currency of Chad?

Central African Franc is the currency used used in the Chad.

$1 = 644.14

$20 = 12882.74

$60 = 38648.23

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What Are The Religions of Chad?

Religion: In Chad the 2 main religions practiced are; Islam (57%) and Christianity (39%).

Tourist Attractions

Places to visit in Chad:

I hope this information has given you more insight into Chad but there is so much more to learn! Visit their tourism website here to see more.

Also be sure to checkout articles on each of the 54 countries in Africa by clicking here: Countries of Africa