Chad is one of the poorest and most corrupt countries in the world; most inhabitants live in poverty as subsistence herders and farmers.

Since 2003, crude oil has become the country's primary source of export earnings, superseding the traditional cotton industry.

  • Chad is a land locked country.
  • Chad has largest boundary with Sudan which is approximately 1360 km.
  • Chad has shortest boundary with Nigeria which is approximately 87 km.
  • The largest river in Chad is Shari River which is 950 km.
  • The largest export partner of Chad is US.
  • The largest import partner of Chad is China.
  • There is 1 seaport in Chad.

Tourist Attraction#

The towering sandstone pinnacles of the Sahara were eroded by long-ago rain.


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC