Republic of the Sudan
Capital: Khartoum Nationality: Sudanese Population: 34,206,710
Currency: Sudanese pounds (SDG) Off. Lang: Arabic & English Area: 238,533 sq km
Internet DM: sd GDP: $62.97 billion Life Exp: 62.57 years
Literacy: 57.9% Location: 15 00 N, 30 00 E Calling Code: 249

Sudan is a northeast African country bordered by Egypt to the north, Chad and Central African Republic to the west, South Sudan to the south, and Eritrea and Ethiopia to her east, with a geographic location of 15 00 N, 30 00 E. Khartoum is the capital. Arabic and English are the official languages.


Sudan has a population of 34,206,710 with a life expectancy of 62.57 years. Sudan is predominantly Sunni muslim, with a very small Christian community. Ethnic break down is as follows: (70%)Afro-Arab, Fur, Beja, Nuba, Fallata. The country has a 71.8% literacy rate for males and 50.5% literacy rate for females.

Work Cited

Cia Factbook, Sudan