Key: 3060  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 31
Issued: 2029 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 1,284,000 sq.km; Population - 8,707,000; Capital - N`djamena
A Republic, located in north central Africa. Economy is mainly based on
agriculture and livestock, exporting cotton, ivory, etc.
Formerly a Colony of FRANCE, part of UBANGI-SHARI-CHAD and of the Federation of
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA (together with MIDDLE CONGO and GABON). In 1920 it
separated from Ubangi-Shari-Chad. From 1958 an Autonomous Republic, and fully
independent since August 1960.
First stamps issued in 1922. Direct UPU membership from June 23rd, 1961. Annual
output about 150.
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Inscriptions
TCHAD overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo
TCHAD AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANCAISE overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo
TCHAD
REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD
REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD overprinted on stamp of French Equatorial Africa
F.M. overprinted on stamp of Chad

Index
CHAD (TCHAD)
      French Colony 1920-1934
      Republic 1958-
      Military Frank Stamps
      Official Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

FRANCE
France

UBANGI-SHARI
Ubangi-shari

FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA
French Equatorial Africa

MIDDLE CONGO
Middle Congo

GABON
Gabon