NALRC Language Map of Africa


Chad gets its name from Lake Chad which lies on the border with Niger and Nigeria. There has been human habitation around Lake Chad since 500BC. The Berbers migrated to the area in the 8th century AD. The Kanem-Bornu, Baguirmi, and Ouaddaï. Kingdoms occupied the area by the 16th Centrury. Sudanese conqueror Rabih al-Zubayr controlled by area during the period 1883–1893. The French overthrew Ranih in 1900 and these kingdoms became part of French Equatorial Africa in 1913. The country became independent in 1960. In recent years the country has begun to exploit its oil reserves with the help of international funding.

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Sango
  • Sara


Arabic is commonly spoken in the north

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Sango is commonly spoken in the south


Sara is commonly spoken in the south