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Sudan : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Sudan
Continent Africa
Location 12.86280 N, 30.21760 E
Map of Sudan  Map of Sudan
Flag  Sudan flag
Area 1,886,068 km²
Coastline 530 miles
Neighboring Countries Eritrea

Ethiopia

Central African Republic

Chad

Uganda

Djibouti

Egypt

Rwanda

Kenya

Burundi

Somalia

Saudi Arabia

Yemen

Libya

Cameroon

Jordan

Israel

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo

Palestine

Tanzania

Nigeria

Lebanon

Niger

Cyprus

Time Zone EAT (UTC +3)
Population 42.251 million (2017)
Symbol  Sudan symbol
Independence Day January 1st, 1956
President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir
Prime Minister of Sudan Bakri Hassan Saleh
First Vice President of Sudan Bakri Hassan Saleh
Second Vice President of Sudan Hassabu Mohamed Abdalrahman
National Anthem ‘’Nahnu Jund Allah, Jund Al-watan (We are the Soldiers of God, the Soldiers of the Nation)’’
Motto ‘’An-Nasr Iana (Victory is Ours)’’
National Bird Secretary Bird
National Dish Kajaik
National Sport Football
National Dance Sudanese Dance
National Language Arabic

English

Seasons in Sudan Rainy Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Sudan Civilian Awards – Queen’s Sudan Medal, Operational Service Medal

Literature Award – Caine Prize

Cinema Award – Sudan Independent Film Festival

Religion Islam (97%)

African Traditional Religion (1.5%)

Christianity (1.5%)

Average Marriage age in Sudan 29.1 years for men and 22.7 years for women
Capital Khartoum (150 38’N 032032’E)
Number of States 18 States
Largest State Khartoum
Smallest State Blue Nile
Number of Cities 61 Cities
Largest City Khartoum
Literacy rate 83.3% (males)

68.6% (females)

Type of Government Presidential System

Federal Republic

Representative Democracy

GDP PPP – $186.715 billion (2017)

Nominal – $115.874 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $4,578 (2017)
Currency Sudanese pound (SDG)
Calling Code  +249
Internet TLD .sd

سودان.

ISO 3166 code SD
Festivals Mawlid an-Nabi

Sham Al Nassim the Spring Holiday

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Adha

Sufi Holiya Festival

Historic Monuments The Island of Meroe

Old Dongola

Sheikh Hamad-el Nil Tomb

Suakin

Dinder National Park

Protected Areas 3 National Parks
Longest River Nile River
Longest Bridge Omdurman Bridge
Largest Lake Lake Nasser
Largest Island Tuti Island
Highest Mountain Deriba Caldera
Biggest Dam Merowe Dam
Biggest Waterfall Limunsudan Falls
Tallest Building Lanko International Conference & Exhibition Tower D
Richest person of Sudan Mohammed Ibrahim
Best places to visit in Sudan Meroe

Suakin

Khartoum

Kerma

Dinder National Park

Sanganeb National Park

Port Sudan

Omdurman

North Khartoum

Arkawit

Tawkar

Jebel Marra

Kassala

Naqa

Wadi Halfa

Official Website http://sudan.gov.sd/index.php/ar
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