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Official Name
Republic of Chad
Motto
Unity, Work, Progress
Region
Africa
Sub-Region
Middle Africa
Capital
N\'Djamena
Currency
Cfa Franc Beac (XAF)
Independence Day
11 Aug 1960: Independence from France in 1960.
Population
13,211,000
Nationality
Chadian
Ethnic Group
27.7% Sara, 12.3% Arab, 10.5% Toubou, 9.5% Mayo-Kebbi, 9.0% Kanem-Bornou, 8.7% Ouadda, 6.7% Hadjarai, 6.5% Tandjil, 4.7% Bilala, 6.4% other, 0.3% unknown
Area
1,284,000 km2
Neighbor Countries
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan
Time Zone
WAT (UTC+1)
Geo Location
Latitude 15.00, Longitude 19.00
Dialing Code
+235
ISO 9166 alpha 2 code
TD
ISO 9166 alpha 3 code
TCD
ISO 9166 numeric 3 code
148
Code for International Olympic Committee
CHA
Country Domain (ccTLD)
.td