Sudan

Sudan is the third largest country in . Getting a visa for Sudan is an expensive hit-and-miss affair, but if you do manage to get in, and you stick to the safe areas, you will probably have a memorable experience.

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is the capital of Sudan and is located where the Blue and White Niles merge to form the Nile. Photo: Dbxsoul, CC BY 3.0.

is a region of the western Sudan. Dār is an Arabic word meaning "home " – the region was named Dardaju while ruled by the Daju, who migrated from c. 350 AD, and it was renamed Dartunjur when the Tunjur ruled the area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an ancient city along the eastern bank of the Nile River in , approximately 200 km northeast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

is a port city in eastern Sudan, and the capital of the state of . Photo: Bertramz, CC BY 3.0.

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is the political, geographic, cultural, and economic center of Sudan, centered around the capital, . Photo: Chris, CC BY-SA 2.0.

consists of the three states of Sudan known as Northern, Red Sea and River Nile. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Kordofan is a former province of central Sudan. In 1994 it was divided into three new federal states: , and . Photo: Maureen Didde, CC BY 2.0.

is the region of Sudan lying to the east of , along the Blue Nile. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Sudan

Latitude of center
13.174° or 13° 10' 26.4" north
Longitude of center
30.208° or 30° 12' 28.8" east
Population
39,400,000
Elevation
424 metres (1391 feet)
Capital
Area
1,861,484 km² (718,723 miles²)
Currency
Pound (SDG)
Phone code
249
Internet domain
.sd
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424297973
Geo­Names ID
366755
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Sudan
  • Achinese: Sudan
  • Adyghe: Судан
  • Afar: Sudan
  • Afrikaans: Soedan
  • Akan: Sudan
  • Albanian: Sudani
  • Amharic: ሱዳን
  • Arabic: As Sūdān
  • Arabic: Sudan
  • Arabic: السودان
  • Arabic: جمهورية السودان
  • Aragonese: Sudán
  • Armenian: Սուդան
  • Arpitan: Sodan
  • Asturian: Sudán
  • Avaric: Sudana
  • Aymara: Sudan
  • Azerbaijani: Sudan
  • Balinese: Sudan
  • Bambara: Sudan
  • Bambara: Sudaŋ
  • Banjar: Sudan
  • Bashkir: Судан
  • Basque: Sudan
  • Bavarian: Sudan
  • Belarusian: Судан
  • Bengali: সুদান
  • Bhojpuri: अल-सूडान
  • Bhojpuri: उत्तर सूडान
  • Bhojpuri: उत्तरी सूडान
  • Bhojpuri: दि सूडान
  • Bhojpuri: सूडान
  • Bishnupriya: সুদান
  • Bosnian: Sudan
  • Breton: Soudan
  • Bulgarian: Република Судан
  • Bulgarian: Судан
  • Burmese: ဆူဒန်
  • Burmese: ဆူဒန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: El Sudan
  • Catalan: República del Sudan
  • Catalan: Sudan
  • Cebuano: Sudan
  • Central Bikol: Sudan
  • Central Kurdish: سوودان
  • Chavacano: Sudán
  • Chechen: Судан
  • Chinese: Sudan
  • Chinese: Sūdān
  • Chinese: 苏丹
  • Chinese: 苏丹共和国
  • Chinese: 蘇丹
  • Chinese: 蘇丹共和國
  • Chuvash: Судан
  • Cornish: Soudan
  • Corsican: Sudan
  • Crimean Tatar: Sudan
  • Croatian: Sudan
  • Czech: Súdán
  • Czech: Súdánská republika
  • Danish: Sudan
  • Dhivehi: ސޫދާން
  • Dimli (individual language): Sudan
  • Dinka: Thudän
  • Dotyali: सुडान
  • Dutch: SD
  • Dutch: SDN
  • Dutch: Soedan
  • Eastern Mari: Судан
  • Egyptian Arabic: السودان
  • English: North Sudan
  • English: Republic of Sudan
  • English: Republic of the Sudan
  • English: SUD
  • English: as-Sūdān
  • English: sd
  • English: the Sudan
  • English: 🇸🇩
  • Erzya: Судан
  • Esperanto: Nord-Sudano
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Sudano
  • Esperanto: SD
  • Esperanto: Sudano
  • Estonian: Sudaan
  • Estonian: Sudaani Vabariik
  • Ewe: Sudan
  • Ewe: Sudan nutome
  • Ewe: Sudã
  • Extremaduran: Sudán
  • Faroese: Sudan
  • Fiji Hindi: Sudan
  • Finnish: Sudan
  • Finnish: Sudanin tasavalta
  • French: SD
  • French: Soudan
  • French: la République du Soudan
  • Fulah: Sudaan
  • Gagauz: Sudan
  • Galician: República do Sudán
  • Galician: Sudán - السودان
  • Galician: Sudán
  • Ganda: Sudaani
  • Georgian: სუდანი
  • German: Republik Sudan
  • German: Sudan
  • Goan Konkani: सुडान
  • Goan Konkani: सुदान
  • Greek: Σουδάν
  • Guarani: Sudano
  • Guarani: Sundã
  • Guianese Creole French: Soudan
  • Gujarati: સુદાન
  • Haitian: Soudan
  • Hakka Chinese: Sudan
  • Hausa: Sudan
  • Hebrew: סודאן
  • Hebrew: סודן
  • Hindi: उत्तर सूडान
  • Hindi: सूडान
  • Hungarian: Szudán
  • Hungarian: Szudáni Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Súdan
  • Ido: Sudan
  • Igbo: Sudan
  • Iloko: Sudan
  • Inari Sami: Sudan
  • Inari Sami: Sudan täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Sudan
  • Ingush: Судан
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Sudan
  • Interlingue: Sudan
  • Irish: An tSúdáin
  • Italian: Repubblica del Sudan
  • Italian: Sudan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Sudan
  • Japanese: スーダン
  • Japanese: スーダン共和国
  • Javanese: Sudan
  • Kabardian: Судан
  • Kabiyè: Sudaanɩ
  • Kabyle: Sudan
  • Kalaallisut: Sudan
  • Kalmyk: Суданмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಸುಡಾನ್
  • Kannada: ಸೂಡಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Sudan
  • Kazakh: Сұдан
  • Khmer: ស៊ូដង់
  • Kikuyu: Sudani
  • Kikuyu: Sũdana
  • Kinyarwanda: Sudani
  • Kirghiz: Судан
  • Kongo: Sudan
  • Korean: 수단
  • Kotava: Sudana
  • Kurdish: Sudan
  • Kurdish: Sûdan
  • Kurdish: سوودان
  • Ladin: Sudan
  • Ladino: Sudan
  • Lao: Sudan
  • Lao: ຊູດານ
  • Latin: Sudania
  • Latvian: Sudāna
  • Lezghian: Судан
  • Ligurian: Sudan
  • Limburgan: Soedan
  • Lingala: Sudani
  • Lingala: Sudá
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Sudan
  • Literary Chinese: 蘇丹
  • Lithuanian: Sudanas
  • Livvi: Sudan
  • Lojban: sudan
  • Lombard: Sudan
  • Low German: Soedan
  • Low German: Sudan
  • Lower Sorbian: Sudan
  • Luba-Katanga: Suda
  • Luxembourgish: Sudan
  • Macedo-Romanian: Sudan
  • Macedonian: Судан
  • Maithili: उत्तर सूडान
  • Maithili: सूडान
  • Malagasy: Sodan
  • Malagasy: Sodana
  • Malagasy: Sodàna
  • Malay: Sudan
  • Malayalam: സുഡാന്‍
  • Malayalam: സുഡാൻ
  • Maltese: Repubblika tas-Sudan
  • Maltese: Sudan
  • Manx: Yn Toodaan
  • Maori: Hūtāne
  • Marathi: सुदान
  • Mazanderani: سودان
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sudan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sudan
  • Minangkabau: Sudan
  • Mingrelian: სუდანი
  • Mongolian: Судан
  • Moroccan Arabic: السودان
  • Moroccan Arabic: سودان
  • Nauru: Tudan
  • Navajo: Ásáí Dineʼé Daalzhiní Bikéyah
  • Nepali: सुडान
  • Nepali: सुदान
  • Newari: सुदान
  • North Ndebele: Sudani
  • Northern Frisian: Sudaan
  • Northern Sami: Sudan
  • Northern Sami: Sudana dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Sudan dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Sudan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Sudan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sudan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sudan
  • Novial: Sudan
  • Nyanja: Sudan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Sodan
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܣܘܕܐܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sudan
  • Oriya: ସୁଦାନ
  • Oriya: ସୁଦାନ୍
  • Oromo: Sudaan
  • Ossetian: Судан
  • Pali: सूडान
  • Pampanga: Sudan
  • Panjabi: ਸੁਡਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Sudan
  • Pedi: Sudan
  • Pennsylvania German: Sudan
  • Persian: سودان
  • Persian: سودان شمالی
  • Piemontese: Sudan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Sudan
  • Polish: Sudan
  • Portuguese: Sudão
  • Pushto: سوډان
  • Quechua: Sudan
  • Romanian: Sudan
  • Romansh: Sudan
  • Rundi: Sudani
  • Russia Buriat: Судан
  • Russian: Республика Судан
  • Russian: Судан
  • Rusyn: Судан
  • Sakizaya: Sudan
  • Samoan: Sudan
  • Samogitian: Sudans
  • Sango: Sudäan
  • Sanskrit: सूडान
  • Santali: ᱥᱩᱫᱟᱱ
  • Sardinian: Sudan
  • Saterfriesisch: Sudan
  • Scots: Sudan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sudan
  • Serbian: Sudan
  • Serbian: Судан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sudan
  • Shan: မိူင်းသူႇတၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Sudan
  • Sicilian: Sudan
  • Silesian: Sudan
  • Sindhi: سوڊان
  • Sinhala: සුඩානය
  • Sinhala: සූඩානය
  • Skolt Sami: Sudaan
  • Skolt Sami: Sudaan tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Sudán
  • Slovenian: Sudan
  • Somali: Suudaan
  • South Azerbaijani: سودان
  • Southern Sotho: Sudan
  • Spanish: Republica de Sudan
  • Spanish: República de Sudán
  • Spanish: Sudan
  • Spanish: Sudán
  • Sundanese: Sudan
  • Swahili: Sudan
  • Swahili: Sudani
  • Swati: ISudani
  • Swedish: Nordsudan
  • Swedish: Republiken Sudan
  • Swedish: Sudan
  • Swiss German: Sudan
  • Tagalog: Sudan
  • Tajik: Судон
  • Tamil: சூடான்
  • Tatar: Судан
  • Telugu: సుడాన్
  • Telugu: సూడాన్
  • Thai: ซูดาน
  • Thai: ประเทศซูดาน
  • Tibetan: སུ་དཱན།
  • Tibetan: སུའུ་ཏན།
  • Tigrinya: ሱዳን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sūteni
  • Tosk Albanian: Sudan
  • Tsonga: Sudan
  • Tunisian Arabic: السودان
  • Turkish: Sudan
  • Turkmen: Sudan
  • Udmurt: Судан
  • Uighur: سۇدان
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Судан
  • Ukrainian: Судан
  • Upper Sorbian: Republika Sudan
  • Upper Sorbian: Sudan
  • Urdu: سوڈان
  • Uzbek: Sudan
  • Venetian: Sudan
  • Veps: Sudan
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Sudan
  • Vietnamese: Sudan
  • Vietnamese: Xu-đăng
  • Vietnamese: Xuđăng (Sudan)
  • Volapük: Sudän
  • Võro: Sudaan
  • Waray (Philippines): Sudan
  • Welsh: Sudan
  • Welsh: Swdan
  • Welsh: Y Swdan
  • Western Balochi: سوڈان
  • Western Frisian: Sûdan
  • Western Mari: Судан
  • Western Panjabi: سوڈان
  • Wolof: Sudaan
  • Wu Chinese: 苏丹
  • Yakut: Судаан
  • Yakut: Судан
  • Yiddish: סודאן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Sudani
  • Yoruba: Sudan
  • Yue Chinese: 蘇丹
  • Zeeuws: Soedan
  • Zhuang: Sudan
  • Zulu: ISudan
  • Zulu: i-Sudan
  • Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
  • Es Sūdān el Inglīzi el Masri
  • Jamhuryat el-Sudan
  • Jumhūrīyat as Sūdān
  • Jumhūrīyat as Sūdān ad Dīmuqrāţīyah
  • Sodans

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