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About Sudan

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.


Language :

Arabic & English

Calling Code :

249

Time zone :

East Africa Time (UTC+3)

Population :

30,894,000

Area :

1,886,068 square km (728,215 square miles)

Currency :

Sudanese Pound (SDG)


Climate & Geography

The temperatures in Sudan do not vary according to the seasons but according to the area. The northern parts are marked by an arid climate while a wet and dry climate prevails in southwest Sudan.
Sudan is surrounded by the Red Sea to the northeast, by Egypt to the north, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, Chad to the West, Libya to the northwest and the Central African Republic to the southeast. Sudan is situated between latitudes 8 degrees and 23 degrees N.

Territory & Capital : The terrain of Sudan is generally flat in nature and some mountain ranges in between. The Deriba Caldera is the point which is the highest in Sudan. The river Nile flows through Sudan and into the Mediterranean Sea. Khartoum is the second largest city of Sudan and its capital.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : The best time to visit Sudan is the period between November and January. 

Transportation : The railways are the preferred modes of transport in Sudan. They form a strong medium of transport in all weathers throughout the year. The roadways, inland waterways and the airways are also effective ways of transportation in Sudan.

Tourist & Immigration Info

Contact the nearest Sudanese officials for the details of how to apply for the Sudanese visa.


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