Sudan

General Information about Sudan

At 2,376,000 square kilometers, Sudan is the largest country in Africa and the tenth largest country in the world. Sudan is located in east Africa bordered by Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea and the Red Sea. Sudan has a population of about 40 million people, over one million of these live in Sudan's capital sity Khartoum.

The official language spoken in Sudan is Arabic but Nubian and English are also spoken. 70% of Sudanese people are Muslim. Khartoum was built where the White Nile and the Blue Nile meet, this point is known as the Mogran. Khartoum is one of the most modern cities in Central Africa and boasts paved roads and high rise buildings. This is a very popular place for tourists. Meroe is an ancient Sudanese royal cemetary is is another popular place to visit. Here there are small pyramids, well preserved hieroglyphics and graffiti from ancient times and the ruins of the Royal City.

Climate

Find Out About The Climate In Sudan

The climate of Sudan ranges from arid in the north to tropical wet and dry in the far south west. January through to March are the driest months to visit with the least amount of rain falling. From April through to September sandstorms are common which blow in across from the Sahara. In the southern parts from May to October wet weather should be expected as this is the rainy season. The average temperatures for the summer months sits around 42 degrees while winter is milder at 32 degrees.

Geography

Geographical Information On Sudan

Sudan is listed as the tenth largest countries in the world and is approximately one fourth the size of the United States. The coastline measures is a massive 853 kilometres and is located between Egypt and Eritrea and is dominated by the River Nile. Much of the terrain is flat, with mountainous ranges with Jebel Marra being the highest peak. Sudan's highest peak is the Kinyeti which rises to over 3,187 metres.

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