• Short Summary

    THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD BECAME INDEPENDENT ON 11 AUGUST 1960. IT IS PART OF AN?

  • Description

    THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD BECAME INDEPENDENT ON 11 AUGUST 1960. IT IS PART OF AN ECONOMIC UNION WITH THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, THE CONGO REPUBLIC AND GABON, THE OTHER STATES WHICH, WITH CHAD, ONCE FORMED FRENCH EQUITORIAL AFRICA. CHAD IS ONE OF SEVEN MEMBER STATES OF THE FRENCH COMMUNITY AND BELONGS TO THE UNITED NATIONS.

    ITS POPULATION IN 1962 CONSISTED OF TWO-AND-THREE-QUARTER MILLION AFRICANS AND FIVE-THOUSAND EUROPEANS. THE POPULATION OF THE CAPITAL, FORT LAMY, TOTALS 45,000.

    THE PRINCIPAL EXPORTS ARE LIVESTOCK, COTTON, FISH, AND GROUNDNUTS. RICE AND MILLET ARE ALSO PRODUCED AND THERE ARE DEPOSITS OF TIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACQKQ4KYLBVHKPQ8F3JR7WQGLE
    Media URN:
    VLVACQKQ4KYLBVHKPQ8F3JR7WQGLE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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