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The central African nation of Chad is on edge as violence threatens to erupt following the death of its President Idriss Deby. His reign, which lasted more than 30 years, ended when he died of wounds suffered during a fight against rebels. Now, insurgents are threatening to take over the capital. Yvonne Yong reports.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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Chad, officially known as the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in north-central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest (at Lake Chad), and Niger to the west.
The capital N’Djamena is the largest city. Chad’s official languages are Arabic and French. Chad is home to over 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. Islam (51.8%) and Christianity (44.1%) are the main religions practiced in Chad.