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Geography Statistics of Sudan

Sudan's Information

Flag of Sudan
Land Area 1,861,484 km2
Total Area 1,861,484km2 (#15)
Population 36,729,501 (#37)
Population Density 19.73/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $176.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,500
Currency Pound (SDG)
Largest Cities

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  • Coastline: 530 miles (853 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 917 sq miles (2,376 sq km)
    (water) 50,121 sq miles (129,813 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 967,494 sq miles (2,505,813 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
    use our converter
  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 17 states in Sudan. They are Al Bahr al Ahmar (Red Sea), Al Jazira (Gezira), Al Khartoum (Khartoum), Al Qadarif (Gedaref), An Nil al Abyad (White Nile), An Nil al Azraq (Blue Nile), Ash Shimaliyya (Northern), Gharb Darfur (Western Darfur), Janub Darfur (Southern Darfur), Janub Kurdufan (Southern Kordofan), Kassala, Nahr an Nil (River Nile), Sharq Darfur (Eastern Darfur), Shimal Darfur (Northern Darfur), Shimal Kurdufan (Northern Kordofan), Sinnar, Wasat Darfur (Central Darfur).
  • Horizontal Width: 719.71 miles (1158.26 km) from Nyala east to Gedaref
  • Vertical Length: 559.29 miles (900.09 km) from Wadi Halfa south to Kusti

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (7) Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, South Sudan
  • Geographic Center: About 138.92 miles (223.57 km) east of Omdurman
  • Highest Point: Deriba Caldera 9,980 ft (3,042 m)
  • Lowest Point: Red Sea 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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