Landscape view of Chad

Chad πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡©

N'Djamena

Middle Africa, Africa

Chad is part of Africa with capital at N'Djamena. Official languages are Arabic and French. Chad uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

πŸ’± 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.

🏧 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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 22,991.41 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.

πŸ“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 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

2020

Ambulance

+235 225 17728

Fire department

+235 225 21211

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Last updated: April 19, 2019