Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Police: 17
  • Fire dept: 18
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccination: yellow fever
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, rabies, meningitis, typhoid fever, diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis

Health risks

Meningitis, cholera, HIV

Quality of public medical facilities
Poor
Tap water
Do not drink

Practical information

Capital
N'Djaména
Major towns and cities
N'Djaména, Abéché, Moundou, Sahr
Official languages
French, Arabic
GDP
USD 11 billion
Population
12.4 million
Area
1,284,000 km²
Currency
Time zone
UTC +1
Country code
+235 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

N'Djaména (NDJ)

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

August 11: Independance Day
November 28: Republic Day
December 1st: Freedom and Democracy Day

Climate
Arid and tropical
Best time to visit
From November to February
Best places to visit

N'Djamena (national museum, central market, Fayssal mosque)
Zakouma Park
The Tibesti area
Tchad lake

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