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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)

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Sudan Tweets

From @Sudan_tweet on Thu Mar 30 04:45:04 EDT 2017 ??????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ???????? ?? ???????? #??????? #??????? ??? ????? ???? ?????????? ??????? ?????? ???... https://t.co/s48YpSWzRF
From @UN_Sudan on Thu Mar 30 04:45:03 EDT 2017 RT @UNOCHA_Sudan: Did you know 4.8m people in #Sudan need #humanitarian assistance? Sudan 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: https://t.co/ex?
From @thatoneomer on Thu Mar 30 04:44:40 EDT 2017 RT @SudaneseCulture: Young women at a secondary school in Khartoum 1982, Sudan Photo by Robert Caputo #SudaneseCulture #?????_??????? https?
From @5kchandra on Thu Mar 30 04:44:20 EDT 2017 RT @BahadurManmohan: Mere mention of 'Inde' (India) would OPEN ALL DOORS for us in war torn Sudan. India is (or was?) looked-up to. Now thi?
From @BernMacharia on Thu Mar 30 04:44:15 EDT 2017 Extraordinary Photos: The Essence Of The Dinka Tribe In Sudan https://t.co/iFRFU37J97
From @Sameer470 on Thu Mar 30 04:44:07 EDT 2017 RT @BahadurManmohan: Mere mention of 'Inde' (India) would OPEN ALL DOORS for us in war torn Sudan. India is (or was?) looked-up to. Now thi?
From @onewayknown on Thu Mar 30 04:43:45 EDT 2017 RT @NPR: The incident is the deadliest attack on humanitarian workers in South Sudan since war broke out in 2013. https://t.co/1jioBoy9nE
From @BethanyDLipka on Thu Mar 30 04:43:37 EDT 2017 RT @NRC_Norway: #SouthSudan crisis has forced over 1.5 million people to seek refuge in #Ethiopia, #Kenya, #Sudan and #Uganda. https://t.co?
From @DonKlericuzio on Thu Mar 30 04:43:32 EDT 2017 Four Kenyans were among six aid workers killed in South Sudan https://t.co/nZPNgiNvp2
From @TamerELG on Thu Mar 30 04:43:24 EDT 2017 RT @NesrineMalik: My sister sent me this from Port Sudan and I honestly don't think I've ever laughed so hard in my whole life https://t.co?
From @bdueduet on Thu Mar 30 04:43:06 EDT 2017 BDU to celebrate Ethio-Sudan Cooperation Day ================== BDU is to celebrate the 3rd edition of... https://t.co/F7lJYUQu67
From @JourneymanNews on Thu Mar 30 04:42:55 EDT 2017 South Sudan is a country engulfed in famine and civil war https://t.co/ckK0idPr1z #SouthSudan https://t.co/4G224TyG88
From @airventurer on Thu Mar 30 04:42:51 EDT 2017 RT @UNICEF: 27m people threatened by lack of safe water in NE Nigeria, Somalia, S Sudan and Yemen where famine looms https://t.co/mAjeD7mWI?
From @barriefreeman on Thu Mar 30 04:42:48 EDT 2017 RT @UN: Meet a @UNPeacekeeping dr from Ghana who delivers babies in area of S Sudan where no other health facilities exist https://t.co/Emq?
From @Pol_Sec_Analyst on Thu Mar 30 04:42:39 EDT 2017 @FDConradie maybe overstated on IS but Sudan also accomodated AQ which have targeted US interests which also being clamped down on