The Republic of Sudan is the third largest country in Africa. Sudan, which is an East African country, is surrounded by Egypt from north, Red Sea from northeast, Ethiopia and Eritrea from the east, South Sudan from the south, Central African Republic from the west and Chad from the west and Libya from the northwest. Its Area is 1,886,000 km². Its capital is Khartoum.
Cities of Sudan
Sudan Area Code: +249
Sudan's Currency: Sudanese Pound
Abekr, Al Fashir, El Gadarif, El Obeid, Atbara, Babanusa, Bentiu, Bor, Delgo, Dongola, Damazin, Ed Dueim, El Cuneyna, Hala ,ib, Juba, Kassala, Khartoum
The Economy of Sudan
Sudan's economy is mainly based on agriculture and shepherd sector which can be called as modern sector and livelihood or support sector based on cotton production and export. 90% of Sudanese are included in this second sector.
With the implementation of the Jazeera Project, Sudan's cotton production has increased considerably. Many dams, canals and irrigation systems, public works and transportation systems need to be provided from this project.
The main agricultural products grown in Sudan are: Cereal, potatoes, African pulp, sugarcane, vegetables, tobacco, peanuts, sesame, corn, dates, cotton, oats, rice, coffee and broom.
Livestock in the country more camels, goats, sheep and cattle are on.
Since 95% of the population in Sudan is employed on cotton production, agriculture and animal husbandry, industry and industry have little impact on the economy. Industry is mostly based on agriculture and animal products. The most important industrial branches of the country are textiles and foodstuffs.
Economy of Sudan In terms of underground riches more chromium, gold, copper, white mica, asbestos and iron is obtained. Other important sources of income of the country are forest products, especially mahun, fishing and tourism.
Imports are almost three times more than exports. The government of Sudan keeps its own monopoly on the country's import, export, public activities, transportation and communication.
Sudan's Export Products
Gold, Crude Oil, Other Oil Seeds, Insect Resins and Dried Legumes sells cotton, cottonseed, gum, peanut, sesame, forest products and various animal products.
Sudan Imports Products
Raw Sugar, Wheat, Packaged Drugs, Wheat Flours and machinery, petroleum products, motor vehicles, foodstuffs, metals and various consumer goods.
Countries Exported by Sudan
Saudi Arabia, Italy, China, United Arab Emirates, India, Ethiopia, France.
Countries Imported by Sudan
US and Britain, Germany, Egypt, India, United Arab Emirates, Turkey.
Nations Living in Sudan
Arabs and Nubians in the north, and Nilycians, Sudanese and Negroes live in the north.
Languages Spoken in Sudan
Official languages; Arabic, English. There are also many more tribal tribes that speak various Sudanese dialects. The Kreish, Moru and Bongu tribes in Bahr-el-Gazal in the west are the most crowded.