Culture of Chad
Customs and Courtisies
In Chad, the man in the family lives in a tent or hut separate from his wife(s) and children. There are many arranged marriages in Chad. Women are usually in their teens an men are usually in their twenties when they marry. Chad's national food is Boule. It is a heavy porridge formed into a ball, and dipped in sauce. Soccer and basketball are popular past-times in Chad. Chadians celebrate holidays such as New Year's Eve, National Women's Day, and Labor Day. Souq, or open air markets are very common in cities while in rural areas, there are many different bartering and(or) trading deals that occur.