Chad's currency is the CFA franc. In the 1960s, the Mining industry of Chad produced sodium carbonate, or natron. Chad is a landlocked country in Central Africa. Chad is a desert zone in the north, and a dry in Savanna zone in the south. Over 200 different ethnic and different languages in Chad. The colors blue on Chad's flag means the sky, hope, and water. The yellow on the flag stands for the sun and the desert to the north of the country, and the red stands for unity and sacrifice.