Latitude and longitude of Lake Chad

Satellite map of Lake Chad

Lake Chad (French: lac Tchad) is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, the size of which has varied over the centuries. According to the Global Resource Information Database of the United Nations Environment Programme, it shrank as much as 95% from about 1963 to 1998, but "the 2007 (satellite) image shows significant improvement over previous years." Lake Chad is economically important, providing water to more than 68 million people living in the four countries surrounding it (Chad, Cameroon, Niger, and Nigeria) on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

Latitude: 13° 00' 0.00" N
Longitude: 14° 00' 0.00" E

Nearest city to this article: Kukawa

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GPS coordinates of Lake Chad, Nigeria

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