Where is Chad?

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:

  1. Cameroon (CM)
  2. Central African Republic (CF)
  3. Libya (LY)
  4. Niger (NE)
  5. Nigeria (NG)
  6. Sudan (SD)

Chad is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

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Chad Related Content

Chad Key Facts

CountryChad
CoordinatesLatitude: 15.454166
Longitude: 18.732207
Country CodesAlpha 2: TD
Alpha 3: TCD
Country Flag Emoji🇹🇩
Int. Phone Prefix+235
Capital cityN'Djamena
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area1,284,000 sq km
Population 202116,914,985
World Rank: 71
Median Age15
Life expectancy52.5
Major languagesFrench (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+01:00
Internet TLD.td
Biggest AirportN’Djamena International Airport (NDJ)
Average temperature26.55 °C
79.79 °F
Administrative Divisions23 provinces
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Chad Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyCFA 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 SectorsOil and gas, agriculture, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, France, Cameroon, United Arab Emirates, Belgium
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, France, Cameroon, United Arab Emirates, India

Biggest Cities in Chad

Here are the largest cities in Chad based on 2021 population data:

City Population
N'Djamena 1,092,066
Moundou 142,462
Sarh 108,061
Kelo 96,224
Yao 91,507
Lere 89,237
Abeche 76,492
Goz-Beida 66,107
Fianga 42,606
Koumra 39,852

Map of Chad with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region