• Chad

    • Chad, landlocked state in north-central Africa.
    • The country’s terrain is that of a shallow basin that rises gradually from the Lake Chad area in the west and is rimmed by mountains to the north, east, and south.
    • Natural irrigation is limited to the Chari and Logone rivers and their tributaries, which flow from the southeast into Lake Chad.
    • The capital, N’Djamena (formerly Fort-Lamy), is almost 1,000 miles (1,600 km) by road from the western African coastal ports.

    Chad has so much to offer, here are some of the things Chad is known for.

    • Zakouma National Park Big herds of elephants and dazzling birds thrive in one of Central Africa's finest national parks.
    • Gaoui Beautiful painted houses and a fascinating village just minutes from N'Djaména.
    • Sarh A green and pleasant town along the banks of the Chari River.
    • Bol The best place from which to find a boat to head out onto Lake Chad**.**
    • Ennedi Dramatic desert scenery and rock formations in what is perhaps the most spectacular corner of the Sahara.
    • Emi Koussi Its cratered 3445m summit stands high above the desert that it dominates.
    • N'Djaména A capital city where hippos roam on the banks of the Chari River.
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