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Official NameThe Republic of Chad
Country Meaning(Land of the Large Lake)
MottoUnity, Work, Progress (Official)
AnthemLa Tchadienne (People of Chad)
Population16,818,391 (0.21% of the world)
LanguagesFrench (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects
Alpha Code »TD / TCD
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Central African CFA franc (Fr XAF)
Central Bank »Bank of Central African States
Calling Codes+235
Area Total Area: 1,284,000 km2 (496,000 sq mi)
Land: 1,259,200 km2 (486,200 sq mi)
Water: 24,800 km2 (9,600 sq mi)
RegionMiddle Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long15.4541660, 18.7322070
Timezone1 timezone(s)