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Railroads: None. Closest rail terminals Ngaoundéré (Cameroon) and Maiduguri (Nigeria).

Roads: About 7,300 kilometers of partially maintained roads, of which 1,260 kilometers considered all-weather roads; no paved roads in 1987. About 24,000 kilometers of unimproved tracks.

Inland Waterways: Chari and Logone rivers principal branches of approximately 2,000-kilometer-long navigable system.

Ports: None. Closest port at Douala, Cameroon.

Airports: International airport at N'Djamena; smaller airfields at Abéché, Moundou, and Sarh; small dirt strips scattered throughout country.

Telecommunications: One of least developed systems in Africa. All telecommunications passed through Paris.

Data as of December 1988