A desert country in the Sahel. Got its name from Lake Chad. One of the poorest countries on the planet. Regarded as highly corrupt. Slightly under ? the size of Alaska. Population somewhat bigger than Pennsylvania but smaller than New York. The name of the Capital N?Dajamena comes from the Arabic meaning Place of Rest. Founded as Fort-Lamy on May 29, 1900. N?Dajamena one of the hottest cities on the planet. Predominately Muslim but officially secular.