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Republic of Chad
  • République du Tchad
  • جمهورية تشاد
  • Ǧumhūriyyat Tšād
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
  • "Unité, Travail, Progrès" (French)
  • "Unity, Work, Progress"
Anthem: 
Location of  Chad  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Chad  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

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 (1993)
DemonymChadian
GovernmentDominant-partypresidential republic
 - PresidentIdriss Déby
 - Prime MinisterKalzeubet Pahimi Deubet
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 - from France11 August 1960 
Area
 - Total1,284,000 km2 (21st)
495,753 sq mi
 - Water (%)1.9
Population
 - 2009 estimate10,329,208[1] (73rd)
 - 1993 census6,279,921
 - Density8.0/km2 (212th)
20.8/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$31.448 billion[2] (123rd)
 - Per capita$2,787[2] (150th)
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$15.986 billion[2] (130th)
 - Per capita$1,417[2] (151st)
HDI (2013)Decrease 0.372[3]
low ·184th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneWAT(UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (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 June 30, 2015


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