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Located in Central Africa, Chad is geographically divided between the barren deserts of the north and southern wetlands. Chad is often referred to as the Dead Heart of Africa due to its desert climate.

For decades Chad was defined by civil war and conflict, which crippled the economy. 
According to the UN Human Index Report, Chad is the 7th poorest country in the world; roughly 80 percent of Chad’s population lives below the poverty line. Coincidently 80 percent of Chad’s population relies on subsistent farming and cattle herding.

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Vital Stats

Population: 10,329,208
Infant Mortality Rate: 95.31 deaths/1,000 live births
Life Expectancy: 48.3 years
Major Diseases: Bacterial and protozal diarrhea, hepatitis A, typhoid fever and malaria.
Religions: Islam 53.1%, Catholicism 20.1%, Protestant 14.2%, other 9.5%
Literacy Rate: 25.7 %
Unemployment Rate: no data available
Poverty Rate: 80 %
Natural Hazards: no data available