Area Total 1,861,484 sq km
Climate hot and dry; arid desert; rainy season varies by region (April to November)
Natural Resources petroleum; small reserves of iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold; hydropower
Imports UAE 12.7%, Egypt 10.6%, India 10.5%, Turkey 10.2%, Japan 7.6%, Saudi Arabia 6%, Germany 4.6% (2017) – foodstuffs, manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines, chemicals, textiles, wheat
Government presidential republic
Capital Khartoum
Population 43,120,843 (July 2018 est.)
Ethnicity Sudanese Arab (approximately 70%), Fur, Beja, Nuba, Fallata
Language Arabic (official), English (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Fur
Exports UAE 55.5%, Egypt 14.7%, Saudi Arabia 8.8% (2017) – gold; oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, peanuts, gum Arabic, sugar

News about Sudan

RSS News Sources: The Guardian | Sudan Tribune | Reuters

RSS News Sources: The Guardian | Sudan Tribune | Reuters
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