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Sudan - Physical geography

Area : 2 506 000 Km2
Water : 5 %
Lands under cultivation : 5 %
Wild pasture lands : 44 %
Forests : 25 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Red Sea)
Max. Height : 3187 m (Mt Kete)


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Sudan - People
Nationality : Sudanese
Main language(s) : Arabic, English, Dinka

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Population (2005) : 36 198 000 people
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Density : 14 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.25 children / woman
Life expectancy : 57 years
Urban population : 40 %

Main cities :
4 800 000 people Khartoum (aggl.)
2 700 000 people Khartoum (capital)
1 400 000 people Omdurman
600 000 people Atbara
350 000 people Port-Sudan
250 000 people El-Obeid
160 000 people El-Fasher


Sudan - Economy
Currency : Dinar (SDD) = 100 Piastres = 1000 Milliemes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 314 Dinars (SDD)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 13.7 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 378 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 23.28 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 643 dollars


Sudan - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Gum Arabic (1)
- Peanuts (5)
- Dates (8)
- Millet (8)
- Grapefruits (9)
- Aubergines (12)
- Mangoes (14)
- Cotton (21)
- Sugar cane (23)
- Camels (2)
- Sheeps (5)
- Oxen (6)
- Goats (7)
- Oil
RECORDS :
- Longest river in the world = Nile (6671 km). See also Egypt and Uganda.
- Sudan has the highest number of border countries in Africa (9 countries). See also Congo D.Rep.


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