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Chad

Capital: N'Djamena
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 1,259,200 (2007)
 
Population (people): 10,779,504 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 8.56 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 3.4% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 49 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 98 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,640.20 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 3.3% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 4.7% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): No data
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 17.78% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Abou Telfane 9034 9034 1083 IV
Aouk 555558303 555558303 28560 Not Reported
Bahr Salamat 5164 5164 21204 IV
Binder-Léré 5168 5168 1129 IV
Fada Archei 9033 9033 1740 IV
Lac Fitri 30017 30017 2026 Not Reported
Lakes of Ounianga 555547987 555547987 629 Not Assigned
Manda 642 642 951 II
Mandelia 5166 5166 1316 IV
Ouadi-Rimé-Ouadi Achim 1250 1250 83032 IV
Réserve de faune de Binder-Léré 902838 902838 1129 Not Reported
Sena Oura 555558302 555558302 746 II
Siniaka-Minia 5165 5165 4307 IV
Zakouma 641 641 3043 II
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East Saharan montane xeric woodlands 2.02 0.0 0.0 92.59 0.0
East Sudanian savanna 13.54 36.85 24.28 18.8 28.54
Lake 0.35 13.68 7.94 0.43 0.74
Lake Chad flooded savanna 0.78 34.93 48.39 52.55 37.94
Sahara desert 25.77 1.06 3.74 7.08 2.01
Sahelian Acacia savanna 44.72 24.46 10.75 18.66 42.47
South Saharan steppe and woodlands 7.05 18.1 11.33 8.15 13.03
Tibesti-Jebel Uweinat montane xeric woodlands 5.78 0.0 0.29 89.54 0.0
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Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country

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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
32 0 0 0 0 0 29 3
Aves
554 15 2 5 8 14 525 0
Mammalia
149 14 3 2 9 6 127 2
Selected Indicator Trends
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