Republic of the Sudan
Al-Bashir
Khartoum (1.6 Mio. habitants)
Since 1956
2.5 Mio. sq. km
853 km
Mt. Kinyeti 3197 m
38.1 Mio.
49 % Arabs, 11 % Dinkas, 8 % Nubians,
7 % Bejas, 5 % Nuer, 20 % others
Official Arabic;
Nubian, English is widely spoken
73 % Muslim, 17 % traditional religion,
8 % Christians, 2 % others

310 US $
Cotton, mining, textiles, sugar
7 % cultivated land, on 0.08 % permanent harvests