Chad

Chad is one of the poorest and most corruptly mis-governed countries in the world, with most of its inhabitants living in poverty as subsistence herders and farmers.

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is the capital of Chad. It is by far the country's largest city, with a population of 1 million people. Photo: Ken Doerr, CC BY 2.0.

is the second largest city in Chad and is the capital of the region of Logone Occidental.

is the fourth largest city in Chad and is the capital of . Photo: Notrchad, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, formerly Fort Archambault is a city in Chad, the capital of the Moyen-Chari region. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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lies between the Sahara Desert to the north and the more fertile savanna territory to the south. Photo: 120, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Southern Savanna is one of the most hospitable and populated regions of Chad. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is the vast region in the north of Chad. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Chad

Latitude of center
15° or 15° north
Longitude of center
19° or 19° east
Population
10,300,000
Elevation
340 metres (1115 feet)
Capital
Area
1,284,000 km² (495,755 miles²)
Currency
Franc (XAF)
Phone code
235
Internet domain
.td
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424298076
Geo­Names ID
2434508
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ččad
  • Achinese: Chad
  • Adyghe: Чад
  • Afar: Shad
  • Afrikaans: Tsjaad
  • Afrikaans: Tsjad
  • Akan: Chad
  • Akan: Kyad
  • Albanian: Çad
  • Albanian: Çadi
  • Amharic: ቻድ
  • Arabic: Chad
  • Arabic: تشاد
  • Arabic: تَشَاد
  • Arabic: جمهورية تشاد
  • Aragonese: Chad
  • Armenian: Չադ
  • Arpitan: Tch·ad
  • Assamese: চাদ
  • Asturian: Chad
  • Avaric: Tcada
  • Azerbaijani: Çad
  • Balinese: Chad
  • Bambara: Cad
  • Bambara: Cadi
  • Banjar: Chad
  • Bashkir: Чад
  • Basque: Txad
  • Bavarian: Tschad
  • Belarusian: Чад
  • Bengali: চাদ
  • Bengali: চ্যাড
  • Bhojpuri: चाड
  • Bishnupriya: চাদ
  • Bosnian: Čad
  • Breton: Tchad
  • Bulgarian: Чад
  • Burmese: ချဒ်
  • Burmese: ချဒ်သမ္မတနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República del Txad
  • Catalan: Txad
  • Cebuano: Chad
  • Cebuano: Tśad
  • Central Bikol: Tsad
  • Central Kurdish: چاد
  • Chavacano: Chad
  • Chechen: Чад
  • Cherokee: ᏣᏗ
  • Chinese: Chad
  • Chinese: Zhàdé
  • Chinese: 乍得
  • Chinese: 查德
  • Chuvash: Чад
  • Cornish: Chad
  • Crimean Tatar: Çad
  • Croatian: Čad
  • Czech: Čad
  • Danish: Tchad
  • Dhivehi: ޝާދު
  • Dimli (individual language): Çad
  • Dinka: Cad
  • Dotyali: चाड
  • Dutch: Republiek Tsjaad
  • Dutch: TCD
  • Dutch: TD
  • Dutch: Tsjaad
  • Eastern Mari: Чад
  • Egyptian Arabic: تشاد
  • English: CHA
  • English: GUM
  • English: Republic of Chad
  • English: Tchad
  • English: td
  • English: 🇹🇩
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Ĉadio
  • Esperanto: Ĉadio
  • Esperanto: Ĉado
  • Estonian: Tiaad
  • Estonian: Tšaad
  • Estonian: Tšaadi Vabariik
  • Ewe: Chad
  • Ewe: Tsad nutome
  • Ewe: Tsyadi
  • Extremaduran: Chad
  • Faroese: Kjad
  • Fiji Hindi: Chad
  • Finnish: Tsad
  • Finnish: Tšad
  • Finnish: Tšadin tasavalta
  • French: République du Tchad
  • French: TD
  • French: Tchad
  • French: la République du Tchad
  • Fulah: Caad
  • Gagauz: Çad
  • Galician: Chad - Tchad
  • Galician: Chad
  • Galician: República do Chad
  • Ganda: Caadi
  • Ganda: Chad
  • Georgian: ჩადი
  • German: Tschad
  • Greek: Τσαντ
  • Guarani: Cháde
  • Guianese Creole French: Tchad
  • Gujarati: ચાડ
  • Gujarati: ચૅડ
  • Haitian: Tchad
  • Hakka Chinese: Chad
  • Hausa: Cadi
  • Hausa: Chad
  • Hebrew: צ'אד
  • Hebrew: צ׳אד
  • Hindi: चड
  • Hindi: चाड
  • Hungarian: Csád
  • Hungarian: Csád Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Tsjad
  • Ido: Chad
  • Igbo: Chad
  • Iloko: Chad
  • Inari Sami: Tšad
  • Inari Sami: Tšad täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Chad
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Tchad
  • Interlingue: Chad
  • Irish: Sead
  • Italian: Ciad
  • Jamaican Creole English: Chad
  • Japanese: チャド
  • Japanese: チャド共和国
  • Javanese: Chad
  • Kabiyè: Caadɩ
  • Kabyle: Ččad
  • Kalaallisut: Chad
  • Kalmyk: Чадигин Орн
  • Kannada: ಚಾಡ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Chad
  • Kazakh: Ташад
  • Khmer: ឆាដ
  • Kikuyu: Chad
  • Kikuyu: Chadi
  • Kinyarwanda: Cade
  • Kirghiz: Чад
  • Kirghiz: Чад Республикасы
  • Kongo: Tasadi
  • Korean: 차드
  • Korean: 챠드
  • Kotava: Tcada
  • Kurdish: Çad
  • Kurdish: چاد
  • Ladin: Tchad
  • Ladino: Chad
  • Lao: Chad
  • Lao: ຊາດ
  • Latin: Tzadia
  • Latvian: Čada
  • Ligurian: Ciad
  • Limburgan: Tsjaad
  • Lingala: Tsadi
  • Lingala: Tshadi
  • Lingala: Tsádi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Txad
  • Literary Chinese: 乍得
  • Lithuanian: Čadas
  • Livvi: Čad
  • Lojban: lo gugdetudu
  • Lojban: tcad
  • Lombard: Ciad
  • Lombard: Cjad
  • Low German: Tschad
  • Low German: Tsjaad
  • Lower Sorbian: Čad
  • Luba-Katanga: Tshadi
  • Luxembourgish: Tschad
  • Macedo-Romanian: Ciad
  • Macedonian: Чад
  • Malagasy: Tsady
  • Malay: Cad
  • Malay: Chad
  • Malayalam: ചാഡ്
  • Malayalam: ഛാഡ്
  • Malayalam: റിപ്പബ്ലിക്ക് ഓഫ് ഛാഡ്
  • Maltese: Chad
  • Maltese: Repubblika taċ-Chad
  • Maltese: Ċad
  • Manx: Shad
  • Maori: Kāta
  • Marathi: चाड
  • Mazanderani: چاد
  • Min Dong Chinese: Chad
  • Min Nan Chinese: Chad
  • Minangkabau: Chad
  • Mingrelian: ჩადი
  • Mongolian: Чад
  • Moroccan Arabic: تشاد
  • Nauru: Chad
  • Nauru: Tsiad
  • Nepali: चाड
  • Newari: चाड
  • North Ndebele: Chadi
  • Northern Frisian: Tschad
  • Northern Luri: چاد
  • Northern Sami: Chad
  • Northern Sami: Chada dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Chad dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Tčad
  • Norwegian: Tsjad
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Tsjad
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tsjad
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tchad
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tsjad
  • Novial: Chad
  • Occitan (post 1500): Chad
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܬܫܐܕ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cead
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Chad
  • Oriya: ଚାଡ଼
  • Oriya: ଚାଦ୍
  • Oromo: Chaad
  • Ossetian: Чад
  • Pali: चाड
  • Pampanga: Chad
  • Pampanga: Tsad
  • Pangasinan: Jhad
  • Panjabi: ਚਾਡ
  • Papiamento: Chad
  • Pedi: Chad
  • Persian: چاد
  • Piemontese: Ciad
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Chad
  • Polish: Czad
  • Portuguese: Chade
  • Portuguese: República do Chade
  • Pushto: چاد
  • Pushto: چاډ
  • Quechua: Chad
  • Romanian: Ciad
  • Romansh: Tschad
  • Rundi: Cadi
  • Russia Buriat: Чад
  • Russian: Республика Чад
  • Russian: Чад
  • Rusyn: Чад
  • Sakizaya: Chad
  • Samoan: Chad
  • Samogitian: Čads
  • Sango: Sâde
  • Sango: Tyâde
  • Sanskrit: चाड
  • Santali: ᱪᱟᱫᱽ
  • Santali: ᱪᱟᱸᱫᱽ
  • Sardinian: Chad
  • Sardinian: Ciàd
  • Saterfriesisch: Tschad
  • Scots: Chad
  • Scottish Gaelic: An t-Siad
  • Scottish Gaelic: Chad
  • Serbian: Čad
  • Serbian: Чад
  • Serbo-Croatian: Čad
  • Shan: မိူင်းၶျၢတ်ႈ
  • Shona: Chad
  • Shona: Chadi
  • Sicilian: Ciad
  • Silesian: Czad
  • Sindhi: چاڊ
  • Sinhala: චෑඩ්
  • Skolt Sami: Tšaad
  • Skolt Sami: Tšaad tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Čad
  • Slovenian: Čad
  • Somali: Jaad
  • Somali: Jad
  • South Azerbaijani: چاد
  • Southern Sotho: Chad
  • Spanish: Chad
  • Spanish: Republica de Chad
  • Spanish: República de Chad
  • Sundanese: Chad
  • Swahili: Chad
  • Swahili: Chadi
  • Swati: IShedi
  • Swedish: Republiken Tchad
  • Swedish: Tchad
  • Swedish: Tsad
  • Swedish: Tschad
  • Swiss German: Tschad
  • Tagalog: Chad
  • Tagalog: Tsad
  • Tajik: Чад
  • Tamil: சாட்
  • Tatar: Чад
  • Telugu: చాద్
  • Tetum: Xade
  • Thai: ชาด
  • Thai: ประเทศชาด
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐชาด
  • Tibetan: ཅཻཌ།
  • Tibetan: ཆཱ་ཌ།
  • Tigrinya: ቻድ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Seti
  • Tosk Albanian: Tschad
  • Tsonga: Chad
  • Tunisian Arabic: تشاد
  • Turkish: Çad
  • Turkish: Çad Cumhuriyeti
  • Turkmen: Çad
  • Udmurt: Чад
  • Uighur: چاد
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Чад
  • Ukrainian: Чад
  • Upper Sorbian: Čad
  • Urdu: چاڈ
  • Uzbek: Chad
  • Venetian: Ciad
  • Veps: Čad
  • Vietnamese: Chad
  • Vietnamese: Sát (Chad)
  • Vietnamese: Sát
  • Vietnamese: Tchad
  • Volapük: Tjadän
  • Võro: Tšaad
  • Walloon: Tchad
  • Waray (Philippines): Chad
  • Welsh: Chad
  • Welsh: Tchad
  • Welsh: Tsiad
  • Western Balochi: چاد
  • Western Frisian: Tsjaad
  • Western Mari: Чад
  • Western Panjabi: چاڈ
  • Western Panjabi: چڈ
  • Wolof: Cadd
  • Wu Chinese: 乍得
  • Yakut: Чад
  • Yiddish: טשאד
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède ṣààdì
  • Yoruba: Tsad
  • Yue Chinese: 乍得
  • Zeeuws: Tsjaod
  • Zhuang: Chad
  • Zulu: ITshedi
  • Zulu: i-Chad
  • Chad تشاد
  • Colonie du Chad
  • Jumhūrīyat Tshād
  • République du Tchad جمهورية تشاد
  • Tchade
  • Tchaed
  • Territoire du Tchad
  • Tjad
  • Tshād

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