The Republic of Chad is a large semi-desert rich in gold, uranium, oil and wildlife. Located in Central Africa, Chad borders Libya, Sudan, Cameroon, and Nigeria. Humans have settled in Chad since the 7th millennium BC and since then formed its own tribal confederation. Jumping to the 19th century, the French claimed Chad their own territory granting its own representatives. In 1960, Chad became an independent nation. Lake Chad, a large shallow lake, has provided the agriculture for thousands of years. Wildlife of all species can be seen gathered and discovered here.
Travelers visiting Chad can trek Zakouma National Park, take a dip in the Bol waterfalls and explore the cave paintings of early man at the Ennedi natural landmark.