Chad Geography, History, and Culture

Located in the north of the African continent, Chad is bordered by Niger, Nigeria, Libya and Sudan, with a population of almost 12 million people. After having been colonized by France, Chad gained independence in 1960, becoming an oil producing nation by 2003.

The geography of Chad includes a desert zone in the north, a dry belt in the centre and a more fertile zone in the south. Lake Chad, after which the country is named, is the largest wetland in Chad and the second-largest in Africa. The capital is N’Djamena which is also the largest city. Official languages are Arabic and French and most people identify as Muslim (at 55%), followed by Christianity (at 40%).

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April 5Easter Monday
May 1May Day
May 13Eid al-Fitr
July 20Eid al-Adha
August 11Independence Day
October 19The Prophet’s Birthday
November 1All Saints’ Day
November 28Proclamation of the Republic
November 29Proclamation of the Republic observed
December 1Freedom and Democracy Day
December 25Christmas Day
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  • Ecobank (Commercial Bank)
  • Banque Arabe Soudano – Tchadienne (Commercial Bank)
  • Commercial Bank of Tchad (Commercial Bank)
  • Banque de Développement du Tchad (Commercial Bank)
  • Banque Internationale pour la Reconstruction & Developpement (Commercial Bank)
  • Banque Internationale pour l’Afrique au Tchad (BIAT) (Commercial Bank)
  • Banque Tchadienne de Crédit et de Dépôt (BTCD) (Commercial Bank)
  • Banque Sahélo-Saharienne pour l’Investissement et le Commerce (Commercial Bank)
  • FINADEV Microfinance Bank (Commercial Bank)

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