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Sudan Flag The Republic of Sudan is a country in northeastern Africa. Until 2011, in terms of land area, it was the largest country both in Africa, and in the Arab world, however in that year, after years of civil war, and a referendum, the southern part of the country seceded and became the new nation of South Sudan.

Today, Sudan shares borders with the Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Egypt, Eritrea, and South Sudan, as well as having a coastline on the Red Sea.

Probably the best estimate of the current population of Sudan comes from the 2008, census, although the figures have been disputed. According to the census, the population was 30,894,000.

The capital of Sudan is Khartoum, which is located at the confluence of the White Nile and the Blue Nile. As of 2005, about 2,207,794 people lived in the urban area, with a total of around 11 million people living in the city's metropolitan area.

The largest city of Sudan is Omdurman, which is located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Khartoum. Omdurman is the principal commercial, cultural and industrial center of the country. As of 2008, Omdurman had a population of 2,395,159.

Sudan Country Details


Country Name Sudan
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Northeast Africa
Flag Sudan Flag
Principal Language Arabic
Capital Khartoum


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Books about Sudan


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Sudan (Bradt Travel Guides)
By Sophie Ibbotson

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Paperback (256 pages)

Sudan (Bradt Travel Guides)
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Sudan is vast, ranging from desert lands in the north to tropical forest in the south.  Its wildlife rivals eastern Africa and it is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in Africa. This is the only stand-alone guide on the market and delves deep into the country’s past, bringing to life its cultural heritage and history. Improved infrastructure has made the archaeological riches of the Sudanese Nile more accessible; the marine wonders of the Red Sea remain one of the world’s greatest diving sites.

Sudan: The Bradt Travel Guide
By Paul Clammer

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The wide appeal of this first dedicated guide to Sudan will satisfy the needs of aid workers, ecotravelers, and those with diverse interests in topics such as archaeology, travel photography, hiking, and diving.
South Sudan (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Max Lovell-Hoare

Bradt Travel Guides
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South Sudan (Bradt Travel Guide)
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This is the first ever standalone travel guide to the world’s newest country. South Sudan has emerged from decades of inaccessibility as a vibrant and diverse destination. One of the world’s largest wetlands, tropical forests and the second-largest wildlife migration on earth draw nature lovers in pursuit of experiences far from the madding crowd, while tribal peoples such as the Dinka, Bari and Zande preserve unique cultures thousands of years in the making. With detailed maps and extensive coverage of security issues, the guide includes coverage of disputed and unstable areas for the benefit of aid workers and business travelers.

Sudan 1:2,500,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
By ITM Canada

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Map (1 pages)

Sudan 1:2,500,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
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  • ITMB Publishing (International Travel Maps and Books) of Vancouver, Canada, has published detailed reference and travel maps of countries, regions, and cities around the world since 1985. The company's titles include many that are unique or the first of their kind, including a series of maps covering Africa.
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Travel map at the scale of 1:2,500,000. Distinguishes roads ranging from primary paved roads to other roads/tracks. Legend includes railroads, ferry lines, water/wells, dunes, international/national airports, air fields, gas stations, mines, museums, border crossings, points of interest, archaeological sites, wildlife reserves, nature reserves, missions/churches, mosques, campsites/huts, hotels, hospitals, rest houses, hostels, oasis, diving areas, coral reefs, national parks. Includes inset map of Khartoum. Includes place name index.
Sudan, 2nd (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Paul Clammer

Brand: Bradt Travel Guides
Paperback (288 pages)

Sudan, 2nd (Bradt Travel Guide)
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Much has changed in Sudan since the first edition of this guidebook was published in 2005. Following the peace agreement that ended the civil war of 1983–2005, southern Sudan is newly accessible to adventurous travelers. Bradt’s Sudan continues to be the only guidebook dedicated to this emerging destination. This new edition offers full coverage of the southern towns of Juba, Malakal, Wau and Rumbek, and provides information on recently de-mined driving routes. It also details the increasing hotel and restaurant options in Khartoum, and Sudan’s developing wildlife tourism industry.

 

Sudan History and Tourism: One of oldest country in the world, tourist Guide and Information will tell the details-Sudan
By Sampson Jerry

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Sudan History and Tourism: One of oldest country in the world, tourist Guide and Information will tell the details-Sudan
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Sudan has it all, in the area of tourism industry in Africa and the world, this country is divided into two by its geographical conditions North and South, within the two are separated environmental conditions, that anyone can choose from for his or her convenient, that’s makes the tourism industry in Sudan outstanding among others in the first place. Sudan has an enormous potential for tourism. It could very easily become one of the world’s top destinations for people who appreciate ancient Relics and folklores that constitute the very cradle of civilization. Whether it be archaeological finds, the surpassing natural scenery, arts or rich folklore, Sudan is undoubtedly amongst the leaders in the world. The overriding impulse behind the tourism sector of the Sudanese economy is the need for the world to behold the splendor that is Sudan; it’s glorious past and contributions to the progress of Humankind. Promotion for tourism began at the dawn of independence, at a time when the country barely had any resources at its disposal. Yet because the potential for enormous return is great, it was a winning priority This eBook titled: “Tourism in Sudan” is provided for your Guide and information when touring Sudan, you don’t need to get lost or frustrated during your tour in any way, and you will have the knowledge of the environment and the places you intend to visit ahead of your visit. Security information is very important when touring a country. Our security information in this book is complete to provide you the security guide, once you abide to the instruction given in the book. You may need to read and understand the information related to Sudan tourism and its content without traveling to Sudan in person, you can only achieve this by making this book your tourism informer (presided for Sudan tourism), you will not have any information to miss out
Sudan & South Sudan Geographical
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The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee Experience
By Mark Bixler

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Released: 2006-10-01
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The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee Experience
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  • The Lost Boys of Sudan An American Story of the Refugee Experience
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In 2000 the United States began accepting 3,800 refugees from one of Africa’s longest civil wars. They were just some of the thousands of young men, known as “Lost Boys,” who had been orphaned or otherwise separated from their families in the chaos of a brutal conflict that has ravaged Sudan since 1983. The Lost Boys of Sudan focuses on four of these refugees. Theirs, however, is a typical story, one that repeated itself wherever the Lost Boys could be found across America.

Jacob Magot, Peter Anyang, Daniel Khoch, and Marko Ayii were among 150 or so Lost Boys who were resettled in Atlanta. Like most of their fellow refugees, they had never before turned on a light switch, used a kitchen appliance, or ridden in a car or subway train―much less held a job or balanced a checkbook. We relive their early excitement and disorientation, their growing despondency over fruitless job searches, adjustments they faced upon finally entering the workforce, their experiences of post-9/11 xenophobia, and their undying dreams of acquiring an education.

As we immerse ourselves in the Lost Boys’ daily lives, we also get to know the social services professionals and volunteers, celebrities, community leaders, and others who guided them―with occasional detours―toward self-sufficiency. Along the way author Mark Bixler looks closely at the ins and outs of U.S. refugee policy, the politics of international aid, the history of Sudan, and the radical Islamist underpinnings of its government. America is home to more foreign-born residents than ever before; the Lost Boys have repaid that gift in full through their example of unflagging resolve, hope, and faith.


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