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Complete details about Sudan in Africa with capital city Khartum

Country NameSudan (As-Sudan)
Country CodeSDN
Capital CityKhartum
ContinentAfrica
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1956
Population29490000
Surface Area2505813.0
Life Expectancy56.6 years
GNP10162.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormIslamic Republic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (49.4%)
Bari     (2.5%)
Beja     (6.4%)
Chilluk     (1.7%)
Dinka     (11.5%)
Fur     (2.1%)
Lotuko     (1.5%)
Nubian Languages     (8.1%)
Nuer     (4.9%)
Zande     (2.7%)

Major Cities

Omdurman, Khartum     (population 1271403)
Khartum, Khartum     (population 947483)
Sharq al-Nil, Khartum     (population 700887)
Port Sudan, al-Bahr al-Ahmar     (population 308195)
Kassala, Kassala     (population 234622)
Obeid, Kurdufan al-Shamaliy     (population 229425)
Nyala, Darfur al-Janubiya     (population 227183)
Wad Madani, al-Jazira     (population 211362)
al-Qadarif, al-Qadarif     (population 191164)
Kusti, al-Bahr al-Abyad     (population 173599)
al-Fashir, Darfur al-Shamaliya     (population 141884)
Juba, Bahr al-Jabal     (population 114980)

Sudan's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: ESPNMon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:39 -0700
Aboushi helped create 185 smiles

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and Oday Aboushi helped create them all. Aboushi, an offensive lineman for the New York Jets, was part of a five-day surgical mission by the Islamic Medical Association of North America in ...   read full story

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Publisher: Staunton News LeaderMon, 28 Jul 2014 18:35:53 -0700
Ex-Cav Aboushi helped create smiles in Sudan read full story


Publisher: Sudan TribuneTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:32:58 -0700
Exiled S. Sudan CSOs select representatives for peace talks

July 29, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) ? Exiled South Sudan civil society organisations on Tuesday concluded selecting their representatives for the ongoing peace process, led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The civil society ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio TamazujTue, 29 Jul 2014 13:37:30 -0700
South Sudan gov declares 10 politicians 'illegal' read full story


Publisher: Sudan TribuneTue, 29 Jul 2014 21:06:03 -0700
8 Sudanese killed, 2 injured in Libya's Tripoli clashes

Ashrooq TV reported ongoing contacts between the embassy and the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad (SSWA) to evacuate those stranded at Mitiga airport. The embassy also called upon its nationals to move away from areas of armed clashes for ...   read full story


Publisher: Voice of AmericaTue, 29 Jul 2014 13:04:24 -0700
South Sudan Urges Rebels to Negotiate in 'Good Faith'

South Sudan's information minister called on the representatives of the rebels fighting the government in Juba to negotiate in good faith and ensure peace is restored to citizens as the next phase of peace talks is set to begin this week in Ethiopia's ...   read full story

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Publisher: Sudan TribuneTue, 29 Jul 2014 00:27:22 -0700
S. Sudan rejects calls for suspension of new oil contracts read full story
Publisher: Strategy PageTue, 29 Jul 2014 02:33:27 -0700
Sudan: All Talk, No Peace read full story
Publisher: StarAfrica.comSun, 27 Jul 2014 04:26:15 -0700
Famine looms in South Sudan-US read full story
Publisher: BorglobeMon, 28 Jul 2014 12:42:43 -0700
ISS: South Sudan crisis - is there hope for a durable solution? read full story
Publisher: Addis FortuneTue, 29 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700
Ethiopian to Connect Uganda and South Sudan read full story

Sudan Tweets

From @Prosecutorslife on Wed Jul 30 07:06:34 EDT 2014 ?@patcondell: Where were all the anti-Israel ?humanitarians? when Assad was butchering thousands in Syria, or Bashir in Sudan?? Jew hatred!
From @muhabbe1 on Wed Jul 30 07:06:07 EDT 2014 RT @hlaAltunKilic: Allah??m! sevgini, bana can?mdan, ailemden ve so?uk sudan daha sevimli eyle.
From @cilekapisi1 on Wed Jul 30 07:06:02 EDT 2014 RT @hlaAltunKilic: Allah??m! sevgini, bana can?mdan, ailemden ve so?uk sudan daha sevimli eyle.
From @Moh_Sudan on Wed Jul 30 07:05:36 EDT 2014 ? ????? ???? ???? ??? ?? ???? ?? ??? ???? #???????
From @YouAidPlus on Wed Jul 30 07:05:09 EDT 2014 #Famine watch: #SouthSudan teams study hunger data http://t.co/jd1ZniqVuK via @washingtonpost
From @spambot3049 on Wed Jul 30 07:05:07 EDT 2014 RT @WorldRelief: #SouthSudan food crisis "worst in the world" says @BBCNews http://t.co/MtWqANSIz6 Respond: http://t.co/QSx1tPiHWT http://t?
From @HillbillyTimes on Wed Jul 30 07:04:56 EDT 2014 Rape stands out starkly in S. Sudan war known for brutality - South Sudan's civil war is a conflict now known for... http://t.co/5z0o6HWz2n
From @vofnssudan on Wed Jul 30 07:04:54 EDT 2014 #SouthSudan | Famine Looming - [Deutsche Welle]The UN is warning of a famine in war-torn South Sudan where more th... http://t.co/AEPum7OrwU
From @vofnnsudan on Wed Jul 30 07:04:54 EDT 2014 #NorthSudan | Burned Homes and Stolen Roofs in Karkari Kain - [Nuba Reports]Two weeks after the Sudan Armed Forces... http://t.co/OlYZNeD8vD
From @sudan_hashtag on Wed Jul 30 07:04:52 EDT 2014 RT @wwll05: ??? ????? ???? ???????? ??? ?? ?????? ?????? ?? ????? ?? ?????? ????? ?????? ?? ?????? !
From @hddoger on Wed Jul 30 07:04:52 EDT 2014 @eh_roth Also, wenn ich die Wahl hätte zwischen Gaza, Somalia, Nigeria, Sudan, Bangladesch, Afghanistan, Irak und der Schweiz... ;-)
From @WFP_Africa on Wed Jul 30 07:04:35 EDT 2014 #SouthSudan: Humanitarian Aid Reaches Remote, Conflict-Torn Community http://t.co/z7UrYfFT5k
From @ebrahim081 on Wed Jul 30 07:04:33 EDT 2014 @Sudan_tweet ???? ????? ?? ??????
From @LisburnNI on Wed Jul 30 07:04:22 EDT 2014 Local players donate boots and footballs to children in Sudan http://t.co/msOGWLjcfd #Lisburn
From @BinyominGershon on Wed Jul 30 07:04:20 EDT 2014 @BBCWorld how many correspondents do you need in Israel. I want my licence fee to hear about Syria and Sudan!!