Chad is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 15.454166 and longitude 18.732207 and is part of the African continent.
The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:
- 15° 27' 15.00'' N
- 18° 43' 55.95'' E
You can see the location of Chad on the world map below:
Chad Neighboring Countries
The neighboring countries of Chad (TD) are:
- Cameroon (CM)
- Central African Republic (CF)
- Libya (LY)
- Niger (NE)
- Nigeria (NG)
- Sudan (SD)
Chad is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.
Chad Related Content
Chad Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: TD|
Alpha 3: TCD
|Country Flag Emoji||🇹🇩|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+235|
|Country Area||1,284,000 sq km|
World Rank: 71
|Major languages||French (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||N’Djamena International Airport (NDJ)|
|Average temperature||26.55 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||23 provinces|
|Political system||Presidential representative democratic republic|
Chad Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Low income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Currency||CFA Franc (XAF)|
|GDP in 2020||$10.7 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 141
|GDP per capita in 2020||$652|
World Rank: 180
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Oil and gas, agriculture, manufacturing, energy|
|Top 5 Import Countries||China, France, Cameroon, United Arab Emirates, Belgium|
|Top 5 Export Countries||China, France, Cameroon, United Arab Emirates, India|
Biggest Cities in Chad
Here are the largest cities in Chad based on 2021 data:
Map of Chad with the Largest Cities
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