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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: Sudan TribuneFri, 22 Aug 2014 21:52:30 -0700
INTERVIEW: Sudan says peace in conflict zones could be reached through ...

August 22, 2014 (BERLIN) ? The Sudanese presidential assistant Ibrahim Ghandour said that the African Union (AU) chief mediator Thabo Mbeki will seek to bring rebel groups onboard the national dialogue process which would discuss among other things, ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio DabangaFri, 22 Aug 2014 11:11:15 -0700
Sudan's National Dialogue 'clinically dead': NUP read full story
Publisher: Sudan VisionFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:52:30 -0700
Sudanese Official in Germany for Meeting with Opposition and Rebel Figures ... read full story


Publisher: Sudan TribuneFri, 22 Aug 2014 21:53:01 -0700
Sudan's PCP and RNP say national dialogue process seeks to achieve real ...

August 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) ? The Sudanese Popular Congress Party (PCP) led by Hassan al-Turabi and the Reform Now Party (RNP) led by Ghazi Salah al-Din al-Attabani defended the national dialogue initiative launched by president Omer Hassan ...   read full story


Publisher: Sudan TribuneThu, 21 Aug 2014 20:22:06 -0700
South Sudan rebels say Uganda visit ?encouraging?

August 21, 2014 (KAMPALA) ? Officials of a high level delegation of the South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, have announced the end of their four-day visit to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, describing it as encouraging.   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersThu, 21 Aug 2014 23:48:34 -0700
South Sudan rebels accept presence of Ugandan troops to keep peace read full story
Publisher: Amnesty InternationalThu, 21 Aug 2014 09:52:30 -0700
Q&A - South Sudan: A nation awash with arms read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comThu, 21 Aug 2014 14:45:00 -0700
South Sudanese Demand Government Return to Peace Talks read full story
Publisher: News24Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:41:15 -0700
S Sudan rebels accept presence of Ugandan troops read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsThu, 21 Aug 2014 06:55:00 -0700
Children Used as Child Soldiers in South Sudan

The use of child soldiers ? teenage boys dressed in military uniforms and carrying assault rifles ? is commonplace in South Sudan and will be the subject of U.N. Security Council discussions next month, the top U.N. official for children and armed ...   read full story

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Publisher: The GuardianWed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0700
Conditions at UN's South Sudan camp inhumane, says MSF read full story

Sudan Tweets

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From @AmericanDRecord on Sat Aug 23 07:21:26 EDT 2014 Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan : http://t.co/lDaJW9RmpS
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From @ChimpReports on Sat Aug 23 07:20:40 EDT 2014 #Museveni, #Kenyatta, #Kiir Meet Over South Sudan http://t.co/uiEqkiOLtG