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Chad
(3,299 words)

Jumhūriyyat Tshād (The Republic of Chad)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

16,285,000

Area

1,300,000 sq. km (500,000 sq. mi)

Population density

13/sq. km (33/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

3.06% (per 1,000: births 40, deaths 11)

Under 15 years

46%

Urban dwellers

24% (4.10% p.a.)

Capital city

N'Djaména 1,423,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

12% Arabic, 11% Ngambay, 6% Kanembu, 5% Dazaga, 4% Naba…

Cite this page
“Chad”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TCD>
First published online: 2020



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