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Inspired by the French Tricolore, the national flag of the Republic of
Chad is a beautiful blend of pan-African colors and the colors of the French national flag. The green color of the original design was substituted by blue to avoid confusion with the flag of Mali. The flag of Chad consists of three equal vertical bands - the Blue, yellow, and red from left to right.

The use of blue in the flag of Chad represents the clear blue skies, and the azure waters to the southern shores of Chad. It represents hope and ambition for the country. The yellow band represents the bright sunshine experienced by Chad and also signifies the sands of desert to the north of Chad. The red band stands for progress and unity and the sacrifice of the martyrs.

Official Name: Republic of Chad
Flag Proportion: 2:3
Adopted on: June 11, 1959
Location: Located in Central Africa and bordered by Libya, Central African Republic, Republic of Sudan, Cameroon, Nigeria, and Niger
Capital City: N'Djamena
Major Cities: Mandoul, Batha, Tibesti, Kanem
Area: 495,753 square miles
Population: 10,329,208
Currency: Central African Franc (CFA), Franc (XAF)
Official Languages: French and Arabic
National Anthem: The Chadian Hymn

National symbol(s):goat (north), lion (south)

National colors: blue, yellow, red

National anthem:
name: "La Tchadienne" (The Chadian)
lyrics/music: Louis GIDROL and his students/Paul VILLARD

Facts about Chad flag

Designed byNA
AdoptedJune 11, 1959
Design and ColorsA vertical tricolor of blue, yellow and red.
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 25th, 2017