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Republic of Chad
جمهورية تشاد (Arabic)
Jumhūrīyat Tshād
République du Tchad (French)
Motto: 
  • "الاتحاد، العمل، التقدم" (Arabic)
  • "Unité, Travail, Progrès" (French)
  • "Unity, Work, Progress"
Anthem: 
  • نشيد تشاد الوطني  (Arabic)
  • La Tchadienne  (French)
  • The Chadian Hymn
Location of  Chad  (dark green)
Location of  Chad  (dark green)
Location of Chad
Capital
and largest city
N'Djamena
12°06′N16°02′E / 12.100°N 16.033°E / 12.100; 16.033
Official languages
Ethnic groups(2010)
DemonymChadian
GovernmentDominant-partypresidential republic
Idriss Déby
Albert Pahimi Padacké
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from France
11 August 1960
Area
• Total
1,284,000 km2 (496,000 sq mi)[1] (20th)
• Water (%)
1.9
Population
• 2015 estimate
13,670,084[2]
• 2009 census
11,039,873[3]
• Density
8.6/km2 (22.3/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$29.730 billion[4] (123rd)
• Per capita
$2,439[4] (150th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$9.636 billion[4] (130th)
• Per capita
$790[4] (151st)
Gini (2011)43.3[5]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.396[6]
low · 186th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneWAT(UTC+1)
Drives on theright
Calling code+235
ISO 3166 codeTD
Internet TLD.td

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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