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Chad Overview

Chad is located in Central Africa and borders Libya, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria and Niger. The northern part of Chad is located in the Sahara Desert. Capital: N’Djamena Biggest city: N’Djamena State: republic Language: Arabic, French Religion: Christianity, animism, Islam Surface: 1 284 000 km² Population: 12.2 million (2013) Population density: 8 […]

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Market in the capital N'Djamena

Chad

Chad is a mainland state in Central Africa. The country borders Libya in the north, Sudan in the east, the Central African Republic and Cameroon in the south and Niger and Nigeria in the west. The Wadai (Ouaddaï) empire in today’s Chad was one of the most powerful and richest states in Africa in the […]

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Mass Media in Chad

The media landscape in Chad is characterized by the fact that large sections of the rural population cannot read, that access to mobile data traffic and the internet is limited to the cities, and that both newspapers and the Internet connection are very expensive. Despite Chad being strictly governed by President Déby since the 1990 […]

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Chad Population and Language

Chad Population and Language

There is an ethnic, religious and cultural dividing line between northern and southern Chad. In the north, Arabs and Islam dominate religion. In the south belong the majority of African peoples who profess Christianity or traditional indigenous religions. In the country there are about 200 different ethnic groups, of which the Arabs are the largest. […]

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Chari, after merging with Logone, by N'Djamena

Chad Geography

Chad encompasses large parts of the Chad Basin, which is filled with clay and sand deposits from Tertiary and Quaternary, and is surrounded by flat bedrock thresholds with higher plateaus. The image showing the entire volcanic structure is taken from the International Space Station, 3415 meters above sea level. In northern Chad lies the volcanic […]

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