Chad in detail


Dangers & Annoyances

There is a high threat from terrorism, including kidnapping, and most foreign governments advise against all travel to most of Chad, and against all but essential travel to the remainder. Check your government's advice before traveling.

Government Travel Advice

The following government websites offer travel advisories and information on current hot spots.

  • Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (
  • British Foreign Office (
  • Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs (
  • French Department of Foreign Affairs (
  • US State Department (


Electricity voltage is 220V/50Hz; most plugs have two round pins.

Emergency & Important Numbers

Chad's country code235

Weights & Measures

  • Weights & Measures Chad uses the metric system.