The Sudan became an independent state in 1956, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of The Sudan is 34,206,710 (2012) and the nation has a density of 18 people per square kilometer.
The currency of The Sudan is the Sudanese Pound (SDG). As well, the people of The Sudan are refered to as Sudanese.
The dialing code for the country is 249 and the top level internet domain for Sudanese sites is .sd.
To learn more, visit our detailed Sudan section.
|Density||18.4 / km2 ( 47.6 / mi2 )|
|GDP||73,815,376,185 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||2,158 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,861,484 km2 (718,723 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||The Central African Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Eritrea, Libya, Chad, Mongolia|
What is the capital of The Sudan?
Khartoum is the capital city of Sudan. It has a population of 1,974,647, and is located on a latitue of 15.55 and longitude of 32.53.
Khartoum is also the political center of Sudan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Khartoum, the Capital Of The Sudan
|Elevation||381 meters over sea level|
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