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Complete details about Sudan in Africa with capital city Khartum

Country NameSudan (As-Sudan)
Country CodeSDN
Capital CityKhartum
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1956
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: Sudan TribuneMon, 30 Nov 2015 20:39:32 -0800
South Sudan condemns women announcement to receive SPLM-IO advance team

November 30, 2015 (JUBA) ? In an unexpected move on Monday, South Sudanese government has condemned an announcement by women bloc in Juba to turn out in big numbers at Juba International Airport in order to accord a warm reception to the ...   read full story

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Publisher: Voice of AmericaSun, 29 Nov 2015 21:37:30 -0800
South Sudan Rebels Sending Advance Team to Juba read full story
Publisher: Sudan VisionSun, 29 Nov 2015 12:48:45 -0800
Sudan Rejects Entry of Aid without Coordination read full story
Publisher: XinhuaSun, 29 Nov 2015 07:48:29 -0800
AU warns against collapse of S. Sudan peace deal read full story
Publisher: South Sudan News AgencySun, 29 Nov 2015 19:11:15 -0800
UK declares South Sudan ?dangerous? place to travel read full story
Publisher: BloombergSun, 29 Nov 2015 01:45:00 -0800
South Sudan's Rebels Ready to Return to Capital Starting Tuesday read full story

Publisher: Yahoo NewsMon, 30 Nov 2015 13:00:00 -0800
War-weary Syrians find unlikely shelter in Sudan capital

Khartoum (AFP) - Among the simmering pots and sizzling grills of a Khartoum kitchen, Umm Mohammed has escaped from the thunderous shelling that forced her to flee Aleppo, joining a growing number of Syrians finding an unlikely shelter in Sudan.   read full story

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Publisher: Sudan TribuneMon, 30 Nov 2015 14:05:44 -0800
NUP, RNM warn against isolating opposition from Sudan's pre-dialogue meeting read full story
Publisher: Sudan VisionMon, 30 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800
US Unilateral Sanctions on Sudan Internationalized, Says UN Official read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comMon, 30 Nov 2015 01:11:15 -0800
Sudanese Member of UNESCO Executive Council read full story

Publisher: Sudan TribuneMon, 30 Nov 2015 22:33:45 -0800
Turabi's party to mediate for amnesty of death sentenced rebels

November 30, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) of Hassan al-Turabi said they intend to request an executive clemency for Darfur rebels sentenced to death last Thursday. JPEG - 15.7 kb; Two Sudanese members of a Darfur ...   read full story

Publisher: SuperSport (blog)Tue, 01 Dec 2015 01:00:00 -0800
Cecafa set for Sudan derby

It is the first time for South Sudan to reach Cecafa Cup quarterfinals which gives them an edge over their neighbours who have blowng hot and cold despite finishing as runners up in the 2013 competition where they lost 2-0 to Kenya in the finals in ...   read full story

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Publisher: Kawowo SportsMon, 30 Nov 2015 19:11:15 -0800
Sudan derby II in CECAFA 2015 quarters read full story
Publisher: Sudan VisionSat, 28 Nov 2015 07:22:30 -0800
Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup Quarter-Final Line Up Confirmed read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comFri, 27 Nov 2015 05:52:30 -0800
Malawi/South Sudan: Malawi Lose to South Sudan to Finish Second in Cecafa Group C read full story
Publisher: Nyasa TimesSat, 28 Nov 2015 10:49:23 -0800
FAM downplays Flames loss to South Sudan read full story
Publisher: GlobalPostMon, 30 Nov 2015 01:11:15 -0800
Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup enters quarters stage read full story

Sudan Tweets

From @Afroaustralians on Tue Dec 01 04:12:58 EST 2015 Sudan?s Bashir invited to the launch of global solar federation in Paris:FM - Sudan Tribune:
From @luismoralb on Tue Dec 01 04:12:04 EST 2015 A Rajoy se la sudan los debates, es como el @PSOE en Andalucia, con sus viejunos va servido... Eso si... La hostia va a ser epica
From @nanotechexec on Tue Dec 01 04:11:45 EST 2015 The word Semite Semitic does not mean JEWISH; it is language group that includes Arabs!!!! Some in Ethiopia, Sudan!
From @Afroaustralians on Tue Dec 01 04:11:06 EST 2015 South Sudan downplays UK travel warnings over insecurity - Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan
From @alikemalaltun on Tue Dec 01 04:10:59 EST 2015 @Tika_Turkey Önemli olan sonuçta herhangi bir ligden bir partner bulmak de?il mi? Ha Ortado?u kabileleri ,ha Sudan, ha A?HM standartlar?,
From @ERrisk on Tue Dec 01 04:10:53 EST 2015 #HEWS South Sudan: South Sudan Situation: Regional overview of population of concern as of 27 November 2015 ?
From @betulbaygeldi on Tue Dec 01 04:10:33 EST 2015 Her ?ey neyse de sudan ucuz ac? nerden bulunacak?
From @ferhang on Tue Dec 01 04:10:33 EST 2015 @AliCemilKaya @ayselkirikhan MUHTARA SORUM VAR : SN. MUHTAR SUDAN NE ZAMAN GELECEKS?N?Z
From @dsmartbaris on Tue Dec 01 04:10:25 EST 2015 Do?an?n, Hava ve suyun Kirlendi?i dünyam?zda, Havadan sudan sebeplerlde kirlendi. Vay halimize....
From @eptihag on Tue Dec 01 04:10:17 EST 2015 #???? ???? ?? ?? ?? #Sudan
From @JaviRacingStone on Tue Dec 01 04:09:48 EST 2015 dile a los ovnis que me suban a mi me la sudan los mensajes de este mundo
From @Ab_Oli on Tue Dec 01 04:09:32 EST 2015 RT @MerfeQulef: Okelo: The Ethiopian gvt payed $ 23 Million to the gvt of South Sudan to secure my extradition.
From @sunayse53 on Tue Dec 01 04:09:25 EST 2015 RT @ahmetay_: Kürtçe 1atasözü var "girtina masî çîye,boçiké bigre ji avé derxe/Bal?k yakalamak ne ki,al kuyru?undan ç?kar sudan":) https://?
From @asimsalahh on Tue Dec 01 04:09:24 EST 2015 RT @Mo7ammedNas: Congrats Nilson lazgyla!! Player of @alhilal_sudan @AlHilalOmdurman Club ..
From @sudanfeed_sd on Tue Dec 01 04:09:07 EST 2015 #??????? 12.6 ????? ???? ????? ????? ???????? ?????? ????? ?? ??? ??????? #sudan