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The “Big Five” African Vintage Cows (Science in Africa)
Learn about the five major breeds of cattle in Africa, including the Kuri native to Chad.
Chad (CIA World Factbook)
Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
Ivory Wars (National Geographic)
Read, watch, and learn about the African elephant’s struggle for survival in Zakouma National Park.
Get the current weather conditions for N’Djamena and other cities in Chad.
Scientific Visualization Studio (NASA)
See images of the dramatic decrease in the size of Lake Chad.
Slow Death of Africa’s Lake Chad (BBC News)
Read an article about the drying up of Lake Chad.
History and Government
Africa and the Ancient World (dierklange.com)
Find links to articles about the Kanem-Bornu Empire.
Ambassade du Tchad (Embassy of Chad in the United States)
Learn more about the government of Chad at its embassy’s website.
Background Note: Chad (U.S. Department of State)
Get fast facts about Chad’s government, foreign relations, and economy, and read a short history of the country.
African Cultures (Minnesota State University)
Discover more about the Toubou (Teda).
Chad (Human Rights Watch)
Link to the latest information about human rights in Chad.
Discover the latest news about the challenges facing the children of Chad.
Chad: Highlights (globalhealthfacts.org)
Find health statistics from Chad, and see maps comparing Chad to other countries around the world.
Photojournal: Chad Urban Migrant’s Story (BBC News)
See the photographs and read the story of one man’s struggle to provide for his family in Chad.
Rural Poverty in Chad (Rural Poverty Portal)
Learn more about the quality of life for people in Chad, and read firsthand accounts of Chadians.
Check the latest scores of Chad’s World Cup soccer team.
A Crash Course in Chadian Culture (Tchad.org)
Learn how Chadians interact with one another.
Eating the Chadian Way (Cultural Profiles Project)
Try a Chadian recipe, and learn more about what Chadians eat.
Languages of Chad (Ethnologue)
Read about the languages spoken in Chad.
Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project (The World Bank)
Read frequently asked questions about the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project and the involvement of the World Bank.
Convert U.S. dollars to Chadian CFA francs.
International Monetary Fund
Use this site to create a chart with up-to-date information about Chad’s economy and to compare Chad’s economy to other countries’ economies.
For More Information
Find general country information, including geography, government, economy, etc.
Chad (National Geographic)
Get general information about and see pictures of Chad, as well as link to features.
The Chadian Flag and National Anthem (Abacci Atlas)
Listen to the Chadian National Anthem “The Chadian.”
Country Profile: Chad (BBC News)
Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and watch video news clips.
Welcome to Virtual Chad on the Web (Tchad.org)
Discover information about the people and culture of Chad on the website maintained by Chadians.
Ivory Wars (Discovery Education)
Students learn about the ivory trade and discuss the economic, political, and wildlife angles of the situation.
Lesson Plans (National Geographic Xpeditions)
Students learn about geography, conservation, and GIS in Africa (grades 6–8).
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