Sudan is an Arab State located in the north of Africa and officially named the Republic of Sudan. It is also known as North Sudan. The beautiful lakes and museums of Sudan provide the attractions for the tourists. The three World Heritage Sites in Sudan: El-Kurru, Jebel Barkal and Nuri never fail to fascinate the visitors. El-Kurru is the cemetery of the Nubian royal family, Jebel Barkal is a small mountain which was used by the traders as a landmark and Nuri is situated by the side of the Nile River and house to the pyramids of the Nubian kings.