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Sudan

Sudan
  • Capital

    Capital

    Khartoum

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:38

  • Population

    Population

    39.58 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +249

  • Currency

    Currency

    £ SDG (pound)

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Sudan

Sudan
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Khartoum

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:38

  • Population

    Population

    39.58 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +249

  • Currency

    Currency

    £ SDG (pound)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 650

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.82 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    250mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    1 861 484 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    2%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    8%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    28%

  • Railways

    Railways

    4313km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    292 843

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black - 52 %
    Arab - 39 %
    Beja - 6 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 70 %
    Islam - 70 %
    indigenous - 25 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    53.5%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Arabic
    English
    Nubian

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    264 300

  • Murders

    Murders

    7 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    2.7 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    8.9%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    37%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    88 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.2%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), sorghum, millet, wheat, gum arabic, sugarcane, cassava (tapioca), mangoes

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    -9%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    62%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    15 365kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    170 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    4

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What not to do when visiting Sudan

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Don’t forget greetings and leave-takings are interactions with religious overtones - the common expressions all have references to Allah.”Insha Allah” (if Allah wills) is often heard, as is “alhamdu lillah” (may Allah be praised).

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Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Don’t photograph military installations, public utilities, slum areas, or beggars without official permission.

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Did you know

Did you know?

In Sudan, there is a tradition of ‘ghost marriage.’ If a husband dies, his brother takes his place and marries the widow. All begotten children are regarded as descendants of the deceased.

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Don’t wear tight and revealing clothes, especially if you’re a woman - non-muslim women are expected to wear a veil or cover their heads. Dress modestly.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don’t forget food is an essential part of many social interactions. When invited to someone’s home, check with the host, before accepting the invitation, whether the wife is also invited.

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Don’t inquire about the host's wife, daughter or female members of his family.

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