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Chad, Africa (Sarah, Melia, Stephanie)

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Language Music BIB. Chad Chad has over 100 languages that are spoken, but the most common are Arbic, English and French. http://www.mapsofworld.com/chad/society-and-culture/languages.html Agricultural Geography
Most of the population, half of which is under the age of 15, lives in several southern provinces where high rainfall makes farming and animal husbandry easier. About 1 percent lives in the arid upper half of the country extending into the Sahara desert. http://www.uv.es/EBRIT/macro/macro_5006_65_78.html Maps of Chad Economic Geography http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Chad http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Africa/Chad.html Urban Geography Main travel in small cars or large semis to carry passengers. Religion http://www.ethnologue.com/show_map.asp?name=TD&seq=10 animism:10% muslim people
praying http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1850/PreviewComp/SuperStock_1850-18462.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.superstock.co.uk/stock-photos-images/1850-18462&usg=__C4IRjXnGT_0NGmkIrXWqlQGd3hA=&h=228&w=350&sz=71&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=ZeIyW2xSW6NhSM:&tbnh=164&tbnw=218&ei=wGvBTeTBLYbUgAeiobXWBQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dchad%2Bislam%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26biw%3D1259%26bih%3D839%26tbm%3Disch%26prmd%3Divnsbo0%2C503&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=955&vpy=134&dur=3733&hovh=181&hovw=278&tx=83&ty=136&page=1&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:19,s:0&biw=1259&bih=839 http://www.nationmaster.com/country/cd-chad/People Food plantains in coconut milk http://www.confinednomad.com/?p=1087 Chad's most important industrial company, Cotontchad, gins cotton and manufactures soap and oil from cottonseed. Cotontchad also has ginning operations in several large southern towns. In addition, Chad has a cigarette company and a firm that assembles agricultural equipment. In N'Djamena(capitol), several companies produce paint, metal roofing, fruit drinks, mineral water and cookies. Chad's third largest city, Sahr, hosts a sugar production factory and an idle textile mill.

A South Korean company, AFKO, recently began building a factory to extract gold reserves near the southern town of Pala. Chad is known to hold deposits of bauxite, iron ore, uranium, tin, and tungsten, but further research is necessary to determine whether these resources can be extracted.
Main Crops
Rice
Cotton
Wheat Cattle is a main export. Cultural Geography Sara (27.7%) Arab (12.3%) Kanem-Borno (9%) sweet potato salad http://www.confinednomad.com/?p=1087 Although being the largest ethnic group, they lack strong centralized polities.They are a mostly non-Muslim people about a sixth of them are believed to be Christians, with most practicing traditional faiths who reside in the central African nation of Chad and neighboring countries. Small petroleum deposits that could be useful in future. Possible mining but need more research to make sure they can be extracted. Most cars are old and break down. Chadian couscous salad http://www.nomeatathlete.com/couscous-salad/ Adalu http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.avartsycooking.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/adalu.palm-oil-mixed-in-600x398.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.femmelounge.org/%3Fp%3D3156&usg=__gFjYVtm9fApsxSZizZtCo2OT4K4=&h=398&w=600&sz=52&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=qKQkIk6hIibhAM:&tbnh=135&tbnw=180&ei=61TFTdjvLom_gQf4opzOBA&prev=/search%3Fq%3DAdalu%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26sa%3DG%26biw%3D1424%26bih%3D734%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=443&page=1&ndsp=28&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0&tx=89&ty=88 Some traditional instruments are the: Lute http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&biw=1424&bih=734&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=lute&aq=f&aqi=g8g-s1g1&aql=&oq= Balafon http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&biw=1424&bih=734&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=balafon&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq= Tam-tam http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.reggaekeywest.com/images/djembe.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.reggaekeywest.com/tamtam4.html&usg=__yvNnz6AT8JtPiQzpOVsKfO2Qtn4=&h=500&w=500&sz=39&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=8UMiLdOmbhJv2M:&tbnh=131&tbnw=138&ei=M1vFTczGOdLAgQeXm93MBA&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dtam-tam%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26biw%3D1424%26bih%3D734%26tbm%3Disch&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=422&page=1&ndsp=36&ved=1t:429,r:8,s:0&tx=48&ty=67 http://www.tchad.org/research/art.html The Arabs of Chad are semisedentary (or seminomadic) peoples who herd their camels, horses, cattle, goats, and sheep on the plains of the Sahel. Except in the extreme north, they live among sedentary peoples, and in the region around N'Djamena some Arabs have adopted a more settled existence. christianity:34% islam:53% atheism:3% The Kanem Empire originated in the ninth century A.D. to the northeast of Lake Chad. It was formed from a confederation of nomadic peoples who spoke languages of the Teda- Daza (Toubou) group. Zakouma National Park http://www.guideforafrica.com/chad/zakouma-park.html First and most well known park in Chad. Created in 1963. 44 species of large mammals and many birds. Population of 120 lions.
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