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Camp - Photo by mknobil - CC-BY

Population mid-2002 .............................................8,999,000
GNP per capita 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1,030
GDP 2002 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 8.9
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 3.2
Labor force (%) ....... 3.2
Total Area...................................................................495,753 sq. mi.
 

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Chad Tourism - Go to capital N'Djamena City Profile - To Chad History

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Camp Women - Photo by mknobil - CC-BY

Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 64
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 23
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 49
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................100
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................39
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................24
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................52

African Studies Center | Chad Page __ Collection of online resources related to Chad - From upenn.edu - http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/Chad.html

Chad __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/chad/

Chad __ "With one of the most painful histories in Africa, Chad is a nation with its foundations built on the precipice of conflict. A harsh climate, geographic remoteness, poor resource endowment and lack of infrastructure have combined to create a weak economy suceptible to political turmoil. In the 1980s it was classified as the poorest nation on earth. Now it's probably still in the bottom 10, but its apparent rise is due more to things getting worse elsewhere than better in Chad." History, culture, statistics. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/chad/

Chad __ A good overview, Chad history, Chad government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107403.html

Chad - A Country Study __ A country study of Chad from the Library of Congress.  Click on headings to be taken to more detailed information. - illustrated - From loc.gov - http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/tdtoc.html

Chad Geography __ A brief overview of the geography of Chad with links to "The Land," "Rivers," and "Climate." - From country-studies.com - http://www.country-studies.com/chad/geography.html

 

Chad: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Chad geography, maps of Chad and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blchad.htm

Chad Guide -- National Geographic __ Chas facts, map, articles and related resources. - illustrated - From National Geographic Society - http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/chad-guide/  
 
Chad Government - Flags, Maps, Economy, Government, Climate ... __ "Chad Government - Flags, Maps, Economy, Government, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." It all seems to be there plus a lot more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/chad/government/index.html

Chad Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Chad. Pictures of Chad. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Chad/

Chad pictures, Chad images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Chad as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Chad images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_chad_24.html

Country Profile: Chad __ A general overview including Chad history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "It suffers from inadequate infrastructure, a lack of organisation, almost continuous conflict between internal factions, and frequent changes in government." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1068700.stm

Culture of Chad - traditional, history, people, clothing ... __ "Chad is a vast, ethnically diverse African country. It gained independence from France in 1960 after a sixty-year colonial period rule that did not create a meaningful national unity."  A wide ranging website about Chad including culture, food, history, economy and much more. - illustrated - From everyculture.com - http://www.everyculture.com/Bo-Co/Chad.html 
 
Doing Business in Chad __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=39

Economy of Chad __ "Landlocked Chad's economic development suffers from its geographic remoteness, drought, lack of infrastructure, and political turmoil. About 85% of the population depends on agriculture, including the herding of livestock." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Chad along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Chad

Economy of Chad, Culture of Chad __ You will find everything mentioned in the title and a lot more. - illustrated - from mapsofworld.com - http://www.mapsofworld.com/country-profile/chad1.html

History - Chad - growth, area, system, power __ "Fine prehistoric rock engravings and paintings can be found in northern Chad, dating from between 5000–2000 BC . As early as the 8th century AD , Arabs entered from the north and their records tell of the existence of great African empires—Kanem, Bornu, Baguirmi, and Ouaddai—between the 9th and 16th centuries."  A general history of the country of Chad.  Basic information. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Chad-HISTORY.html

Languages of Chad __ Information about the languages spoken in Chad. - From .ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Chad

Maps Of Chad__ You will find a wide variety of Chad map resources. Select Chad maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Chad.html

The World Factbook: Chad - CIA - The World Factbook __ You will find maps, descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and more. - illustrated - From cia.gov - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cd.html
 

 

 

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