|Key: ||3060 |
|Issued: ||2029 Stamps / end of 1999|
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|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.
|TCHAD overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo|
TCHAD AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANCAISE overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo
REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD
REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD overprinted on stamp of French Equatorial Africa
F.M. overprinted on stamp of Chad
French Colony 1920-1934
Military Frank Stamps
Postage Due Stamps
|100 Centimes = 1 Franc|
French Equatorial Africa