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Republic of Chad

République du Tchad (French)
جمهورية تشاد‎ (Arabic)
Jumhūriyyat Tšād
Motto: 
  • "Unité, Travail, Progrès" (French)
  • "Unity, Work, Progress"
  • "الاتحاد، العمل، التقدم" (Arabic)
Anthem: 
  • La Tchadienne  (French)
  • نشيد تشاد الوطني  (Arabic)
  • (English: "The Chadian Hymn")
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 languagesArabicFrench
Ethnic groups
(2009 Census[1])
Demonym(s)Chadian
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidentialrepublic
Idriss Déby
Haroun Kabadi
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from France
11 August 1960
Area
• Total
1,284,000 km2 (496,000 sq mi)[2] (20th)
• Water (%)
1.9
Population
• 2015 estimate
13,670,084[3]
• 2009 census
11,039,873[4]
• Density
8.6/km2 (22.3/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$30 billion[5] (123rd)
• Per capita
$2,428[5] (168th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$11 billion[5] (130th)
• Per capita
$890[5] (151st)
Gini (2011)43.3[6]
medium
HDI (2018)Steady 0.401[7]
low · 187th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+235
ISO 3166 codeTD
Internet TLD.td

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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