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

– 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 (2010)
DemonymChadian
GovernmentDominant-partypresidential republic
 • PresidentIdriss Déby
 • Prime MinisterAlbert Pahimi Padacké
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 • from France11 August 1960 
Area
 • Total1,284,000 km2[1] (21st)
495,755 sq mi
 • Water (%)1.9
Population
 • 2015 estimate13,670,084[2]
 • 2009 census11,039,873[3]
 • Density8.6/km2
22.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$33.754 billion[4] (123rd)
 • Per capita$2,847[4] (150th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$12.820 billion[4] (130th)
 • Per capita$1,081[4] (151st)
HDI (2014)Increase 0.392[5]
low ·185th
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 October 9, 2016


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