• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. France proclaimed a protectorate over Chad on 5 Sept. 1900, and in July 1908 the territory was incorporated into French Equatorial Africa. It became a separate colony in 1920, and in 1946 one of the 4 constituent territories of French Equatorial Africa. On 28 Nov. 1958 it became an autonomous republic within the French Community and achieved full independence on 11 Aug. 1960.

République du Tchad


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Further Reading

  1. Joffe, G. and Day-Viaud, C. (eds.) Chad. [Bibliography|. Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1995Google Scholar
  2. National statistical office: Direction de la Statistique des Etudes Economiques et Démographiques, Ministère du Plan et de la Cooperation, N’Djaména.Google Scholar

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