National Symbols of Chad

Chad is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Libya, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger, . The capital of Chad is N'Djamena.

The official language is Standard Arabic and the Central African CFA franc is the currency of the Chad. The domain is .td and the country code is +235.

National day is celebrated on 11 Aug 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Chad is no exception.

In Chad, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Chadian people. Jus de Fruit is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Chad. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Chadian symbol.

The country was founded by François Tombalbaye. and Albert Pahimi Padacké is the Prime Minister.

In Chad the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D, E, F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Chadian national anthem was written by Louis Gidrol and others and composed by Paul Villard.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Chad
Alternative name(s) Jumhūrīyat Tashād (official, Arabic)
Regional location Central Africa, south of Libya
Country name etymology "Lake", from Lake Chad in the country's southwest, whose name derives from the Kanuri tsade ("lake").
Climate Tropical in south, desert in north
Terrain Broad, arid plains in center, desert in north, mountains in northwest, lowlands in south
Population 16,425,864
National Day 11 Aug 1960
Language(s) Standard Arabic
Religion Islam, Christianity & Folk
Country code +235
Literacy rate 22.3%
Currency Central African CFA franc
Capital city N'Djamena
ISO TCD
Domain(TLD) .td
Ethnicity Sara, Arab, & Kanembu
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Chadian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,284,000 km2 (496,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (WAT)
Average elevation 543 m (1,781 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Chad

Flag map of Chad

Motto of Chad

Unité, Travail, Progrès - "Unity, Work, Progress"

National animal of Chad

The National animal of Chad is Goat and lion

National Animal of Chad - Goat and lion

National flower of Chad

The National flower of Chad is Gerbera daisy flower. Botanical name is Gerbera .

National flower of Chad - Gerbera daisy flower

National bird of Chad

The National bird of Chad is Not Declared

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Chadian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

If you always walk down the same path, you’ll go where you’ve already been.

It takes a long time to unite an entire village hunting group.

The lion’s power lies in our fear of him.

If the man in front falls into a hole, do not follow him.

There is no such thing as a small fire or a small woman.

Only when a tree is big and strong can you tether a cow to it.

If two wise men always agree, then there is no need for one of them.

The shepherd of a herd of toads must be very patient with his rod.

Arrogance burned the chief’s compound.

In its own nest the beetle is king.

A leader in the community without a pot belly is a stingy man.

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