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S: Chad Africa

FC: CHAD Africa

1: By: Gillian Foster

2: Location *15 degrees North and 19 degrees East *Regional *Bordered by Libya, Sudan, Niger, Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Nigeria

4: Chad's Flag Blue symbolizes the sky, hope, and the south of the country Yellow symbolizes the sun and the desert in the north of the country Red stands for progress, unity, and sacrifice

5: History * First inhabitant of Chad whose remains have been preserved is Abel. Who dates back farther than the famous Lucy. * The oldest known kingdom in Chad was found was found in Kanem by the Sefawad dynasty in the 11th century *The country of France had power of Chad until the year of 1960

6: Development *Literacy Rate- 25.7% *Infant Mortality Rate- 97.05/ 1,000 live births *Birthrate- 40.12/ 1,000 population

8: Living Conditions * At least 80% of Chad's population relies on subsistence farming and livestock raising for its livelihood * Rely on foreign assistance *Have been exporting oil since 2004

9: Subsistence Farming

10: Climate * Tropical in south * Desert in north Cultural Customs *Men- wear suits and ties, dark colors, and African print shirt * Women- wear African prints, skirt and matching blouse- conservative * Children- University level- professional, t-shirts and shorts are unacceptable

12: Petroleum | Uranium | Gold | Limestone

13: Natural Resources * Petroleum * Uranium * Natron * Kaolin * Fish * Gold * Limestone * Sand and gravel * Salt

14: Problems * Increasing desertification * HIV deaths * AIDS deaths

16: The End By: Gillian Foster

24: Nature gives to every season, a beauty all its own. - Charles Dickens

27: Fall is here!

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