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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 20:32:47 +0100

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Required travel documents for Chad
Required travel documents for Chad: passport [...]



Electric power
Electric power: 220V / 50 Hz [...]



Area code to Chad
Area code to Chad: +235 [...]



Electricity
Electric Power is 220V running at 50Hz. The Plug types used are: Round pins with ground,
Round pin plug and receptacle with male grounding pin, and "Schuko" plug and receptacle with side grounding contacts. [...]



Business Hours
Banks: Monday to Thursday 0700-1300, Friday 0700-1030, Saturday: 0700-1300
Shops: Tuesday to Saturday 0900-1200 and 1600-1930 [...]



Climate in Chad
Climate The Sahara Desert regions are hot and dry throughout the year, with little or no rainfall. Temperatures are much cooler along the south-central Sahel. Rainfall there averages near 15 inches annually. Drought, however, is commonplace. [...]



Transportation in Chad
Railways: 0 km Highways: total: 33,400 km paved: 267 km unpaved: 33,133 km (1996 est.) Waterways: 2,000 km navigable Seaports and harbors: none (landlocked) Airports: 49 (1999 est.) Airports - with paved runways: 50 total: 7 over 3,047 [...]



Communications in Chad
Telephones - main lines in use: 5,000 (1995) Telephones - mobile cellular phone: 0 (1995) Telephone system: primitive system domestic: fair system of radiotelephone communication stations international: satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlant [...]



History
A humanoid skull found in Borkou is more than 3 million years old. Because in ancient times the Saharan area was not totally arid, Chad's population was more evenly distributed than it is today. For example, 7,000 years ago, the north central basin, now i [...]



Chad
Chad is a landlocked country in the Northern part of Africa. It is bordered by Sudan, Libya, Niger and Cameroon and the Central African Republic. The northern part of Chad is in the Sahara, the southern part is in the Sahel. Most of Chad is dry and arid. [...]