The Chad Flag

Chad Flag
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The Chad flag was is a tricolor that consists of three vertical bars of even size. The colors are red, blue, and yellow. The ratio is 2:3. The banner combines elements of the French flag with Pan-African colors.

The Chad flag was adopted in 1960. The color red stands for blood, sacrifice, and unity. The blue color represents sky, hope, and water. The yellow symbolizes the desert and sun. The banner has yet to be changes despite many political upheavals.

The country gained its independence from France in 1960. The Chad flag is part of a nation that is considered a republic. It is located in north central Africa.

The capital city and largest city is N'Djamena. The Chad flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem is “La Tchadienne”. The national motto is “Unity, Work, Progress”. A version of the Franc is used as the currency.

Some interesting facts about Chad:

religion: Islam 53.2%, Protestants 14.2%, Catholicism 20.1%, animist 7.3%, others/unknown 2.4%, atheist 3.0%
languages: Arabic, French, Sara, other African languages
population: 10,111,501

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