Description flag of Chad
three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow and red
similar to the flag of Romania; also similar to the flags of Andorra and Moldova, both of which have a national coat of arms centered in the yellow band; design was based on the flag of France
Republique du Tchad/Jumhuriyat Tshad (long)
Chadian(s) (noun) Tchad/Tshad (adjective)
French (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects
10,111,337 ranked 83, (data 2008)
Lake Chad is the most significant water body in the Sahel. The lowest point is Djourab Depression 160 m.
5,968km, Cameroon 1,094 km, Central African Republic 1,197 km, Libya 1,055 km, Niger 1,175 km, Nigeria 87 km, Sudan 1,360 km.
18 regions (regions, singular - region); Batha, Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti, Chari-Baguirmi, Guera, Hadjer-Lamis, Kanem, Lac, Logone Occidental, Logone Oriental, Mandoul, Mayo-Kebbi Est, Mayo-Kebbi Ouest, Moyen-Chari, Ouaddai, Salamat, Tandjile, Ville de N'Djamena, Wadi Fira
11 August 1960 (from France)