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Chad international travel guide in 2024

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Chad ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ

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Chad is part of Africa with main city at NDjamena. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 29.51 ยฐC in Chad with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 8.38 mm. Internet speed in Chad is on average 1.2 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 14M people. The main currency is Central African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French and Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Chad. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~29.51 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~8.38 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 14M people

Chad Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice for Chad. We haven't changed the overall level of our advice, do not travel. We continue to advise reconsider your need to travel to the capital Nโ€™Djamena. The border with Sudan has been closed until further notice. Chad is extremely dangerous due to the risk of terrorism, kidnapping, civil unrest and violent crime. If you decide to go anyway, seek professional security advice. Avoid crowds, including any demonstrations or protests. Follow the advice of local authorities. Our ability to provide consular services in Chad is extremely limited. For consular assistance, contact the Australian Embassy in Paris (see 'Local contacts'). We continue to advise: Do not travelย to Chad overall due toย the significant risk of terrorism, kidnapping, crime and civil unrest. Other levels apply in some areas.
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Chad Weather

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Chad Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Chad uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type E and Type F.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French and Arabic

Money in Chad

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Chad uses the Central African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XAF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Chad. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling in Chad

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Chad is on average 1.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Chad is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 22,574.93 XAF, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 1 telecoms: Airtel. Chad uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Chad upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Chad, dial +, then 235 (the country code for Chad), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Chad, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

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๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

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Chad travel details

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