Brief Facts About Chad

The republic is home to one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world: the Lake Chad. This African wonder is the world’s 17th-largest lake. It is about the size of the American State of Hawaii. Since the 2000s it is the nation’s greatest tourist attraction.
TheLogon or Logone River is a major tributary of the Chari River and one of the important rivers in Chad. The flow of the river has been observed over 38 years (1951–84) in Bongor a town in Chad downstream of the union with the Pendé about 450 km above the mouth into the Chari.
TheChari or Shari River is a stream, 949 kilometers (590 mi) long, of central Africa. Much of Chad’s population, including Sarh and the capital N’Djamena, is concentrated around it. It provides 90 percent of the water flowing into Lake Chad.
Chad is a landlocked country in north central Africa. A landlocked country is a country which has no borders on the sea. It is bounded on the north by Libya; on the east by Sudan; on the south by the Central African Republic; and on the west by Cameroon, Nigeria, and Niger.
The total area of Chad – more than twice the size of Texas — is 496,000 square miles. This French-speaking nation is the 21st-largest country on Earth, ahead of a host of nations such as Germany, Finland, Japan and the United Kingdom.
It is surrounded by three oil-rich countries (Libya, Sudan and Nigeria).
Chad is known as “The Babel Tower of the world”.
Chad is about the size of Spain, France and Kansas combined– is famous in the world as the home to up to 200 ethnic groups.
The main Industry consists of oil, cotton textiles, meatpacking, beer brewing, natron (sodium carbonate), soap, cigarettes, and construction materials.
Zakouma National Park is located on an immense plain across which the Bahr Salamat and its tributaries flow from north to south. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.It also has 226 documented bird species for the bird watchers.
The Ennedi Desert used to be underwater, so it has many rock formations and sea arches. It is located in the Sahara desert in northeastern Chad.
You can also watch camel racing here on Tibesti Mountains of Chad.

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