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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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From @fredwalls2002 on Fri Feb 22 12:37:16 EST 2019 RT @cocando: Misterioso avión de carga de línea aérea de Etiopía llega a Caracas este viernes 22 de febrero procedente de Kartum, capital d?
From @vopcan on Fri Feb 22 12:37:12 EST 2019 RT @DMELBI: "Podréis saquear propiedades y violar a mujeres": así se recluta en Sudán del Sur. Esta gente es la que esta entrando en España?
From @MoixVerd on Fri Feb 22 12:37:11 EST 2019 RT @Conchetta9: @crmasd Exacto Lo hemos visto en Los Balcanes, Libia, Iraq, Siria, Sudán etc. Cuando se invadió y destruyó Los Balcanes f?
From @OD_moh_gasim78 on Fri Feb 22 12:37:10 EST 2019 RT @SudaneseCulture: Suakin Island Ruins, Red Sea, Sudan. #SudaneseCulture https://t.co/ArDwpZ7rth
From @ElSorcha on Fri Feb 22 12:37:06 EST 2019 RT @SaadAbedine: Unconfirmed reports about President Omar Al Bashir resigning ONLY from his post as a chairman of the ruling National Congr?
From @Zeynep65771517 on Fri Feb 22 12:37:05 EST 2019 RT @2019kpss4: Türkçe atalar?m?z?n dili; anadil, diller güzeli. Yerine göre k?l?çtan keskin, çelikten sert, kayadan sarp, boradan h?zl?, bü?
From @WithinSyriaBlog on Fri Feb 22 12:37:03 EST 2019 In a live speech 25min from now, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will resign from his position as the leader of th? https://t.co/bUTdhPwrP2
From @Pixieblue247 on Fri Feb 22 12:36:58 EST 2019 RT @anders_ian: @IainAustenMP @georgegalloway I must be anti_semetic, I constantly post about how Palistinians children and medics are shot?
From @NoorNahas1 on Fri Feb 22 12:36:57 EST 2019 RT @VivaRevolt: BREAKING NEWS from Sudan:State of Emergency has been announced,with a speech by Sudanese President coming up
From @StartUpNews101 on Fri Feb 22 12:36:50 EST 2019 How two Eritrean brothers built a solar power business in some of Africa's riskiest markets https://t.co/SMBujJ3iaJ #Startup #News #Tech
From @worldforworld on Fri Feb 22 12:36:47 EST 2019 RT @UN: South Sudan: With more than half the population facing severe food insecurity, @WFP is going to great lengths to provide life-savin?
From @Beverly_Davis on Fri Feb 22 12:36:38 EST 2019 RT @Lattif: ?Covering Sudan isn?t easy. Not for domestic reporters nor for local & visiting foreign correspondents. It?s a big country with?
From @Marco_Golazos on Fri Feb 22 12:36:38 EST 2019 RT @DMELBI: "Podréis saquear propiedades y violar a mujeres": así se recluta en Sudán del Sur. Esta gente es la que esta entrando en España?
From @SaraAzulay on Fri Feb 22 12:36:34 EST 2019 RT @cocando: Misterioso avión de carga de línea aérea de Etiopía llega a Caracas este viernes 22 de febrero procedente de Kartum, capital d?