Sudan History

Sudan History

(Al-Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān). State of Central-Eastern Africa (1,844,797 km²). Capital: Khartoum. Administrative division: wilayate (17). Population: 41,984,512 (2018 estimate). Language: Arabic. Religion: Sunni Muslims 90.7%, Catholics 3%, Animists / Traditional Beliefs 2.8%, Protestants 2.1%, others 1.4%. Currency unit: Sudanese pound (100 piastres). Human Development Index: 0.502 (167th place). Borders: Egypt (N), Red Sea (NE), Eritrea and […]

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Sudan Overview

Sudan is located on the Nile and Red Sea in northeastern Africa, and borders Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, the Central African Republic, Chad and Libya. The country is characterized by desert and steppe areas with sparse vegetation in the form of drought-resistant grass and shrubs. Capital: Khartoum Biggest city: Khartoum State: republic Language: Arabic Religion: Islam […]

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Sudan Population and Language

Sudan Population and Language

In Sudan, hundreds of people live and some thirty different languages ​​are spoken. Nearly seven out of ten people count as Arabs, but many of them originate in non-Arab peoples. Among the minorities are beja, fur and guhayna. Arabic is the official language. Ethnic and religious differences, especially between Muslim Arabs in the north and […]

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