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Martin Wieslinger

"It was a relief to realize that there are more expat families settling in Chad and to have someone to discuss 'culture shock' with. "

Helen Laidboe

"Moving to Chad as an expat spouse did made me worry. But through InterNations, I got to know other expat women here in town. Thanks!"

Our Local Network of Expatriates in N'Djamena Welcomes You!

Salut, as-salām 'alaykum and welcome to your InterNations Community of expats in N'Djamena, the capital of Chad. Our unique platform has been especially created to support expats as they relocate and live abroad. Through InterNations, you have access to a number of comprehensive articles, detailed advice and essential information to answer your questions, like "how do I best cope with culture shock" and "are there areas in N'Djamena where expats should not venture?". We also have an excellent social forum where you can get further help and support from fellow expats who have already made the move. Voice your concerns or ask questions and our members will be happy to share their experience and knowledge. When relocating to a new city, a reliable, knowledgeable and helpful source of support like InterNations is invaluable.

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Find More Information in Our N'Djamena Expat Guides

  • Moving to N'Djamena

    Foreigners moving to Chad must obtain a visa before entering the country, so make sure you know which documents you’ll have to present to your Chadian embassy when applying. It’s also important to be aware of just how hot it can get and prepare accordingly. Read on for more info on N’Djamena.
  • Living in N'Djamena

    As the central city of Chad, N'Djamena offers plenty of cultural resorts and historical attractions. As such, living in N'Djamena can be both, exciting and challenging, as there are many dynamics in this developing region. Our Expat Guide helps you gain a deeper insight into life in N'Djamena.
  • Working in N'Djamena

    N'Djamena is the economic capital of Chad, and is well known for its production and exportation of agriculture. There is always need for skilled laborers in N'Djamena, and many expats are found working in N’Djamena’s oil and gas sector. Read on to learn more about the economy, jobs, and taxes.

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Embark on a New Life in N'Djamena

N'Djamena is one of the hottest major cities on the planet, which may take some time to become accustomed to but does make for spectacular sunsets over the river. Expats will find a mix of religions here, with both mosques and cathedrals standing out as popular landmarks. There is also a busy market (Grand Marche) where residents can experience the real N'Djamena and shop for a range of ever-changing goods. The city's economy relies mainly on the exportation of agricultural products, such as livestock, grains, fish, and cotton. Expats with university degrees or considerable experience will find opportunities open to them and foreign NGO workers, medical practitioners, as well as English language teachers are consistently in demand.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Doha or Frankfurt, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Meet Like-Minded Expats at InterNations Events in N'Djamena

Before arriving in the city, you may worry about the prospect of making new friends, but your InterNations account has the solution with our range of social activities. You are warmly invited to attend our events in N'Djamena to meet fellow expats and start building friendships. Also consider joining or even creating your own InterNations Group and share your interests with your fellow residents in the city. When it comes to building a vibrant, supportive social network, your InterNations account is the perfect place to start.

Martin Wieslinger

"It was a relief to realize that there are more expat families settling in Chad and to have someone to discuss 'culture shock' with. "

Helen Laidboe

"Moving to Chad as an expat spouse did made me worry. But through InterNations, I got to know other expat women here in town. Thanks!"

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