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___ Political Map of Sudan and South Sudan
|Map is showing Sudan, formerly Africa's largest country. Sudan was divided in 2011 into Northern Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, with a predominantly Arab population and South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, formerly the southern part of the country (see the red demarcation line).
Southern Sudan was until 2011 an autonomous region within the Republic of the Sudan, with a population of about 8 million people of mainly African ethnic origin (Dinka, Nuer, Karo and other Nilotic tribes).
In January 2011 Southern Sudan held an independence referendum on whether the region should remain a part of Sudan or become independent. An overwhelming majority of 98.83% voting in favor of independence. The capital of South Sudan is Juba.
The Republic of the Sudan is located in north-eastern Africa between Egypt and Eritrea, bordering the Red Sea in north east.
It is bordered by Libya in north west, by Chad in west, by the Central African Republic in south west, by South Sudan in south and by Ethiopia in south east.
With an area of today 1,886,068 km², Sudan is the 16th largest country in the world, more than five times the size of Germany, or slightly less than one-fifth the size of the USA.
The country consists of a vast plain bordered on three sides by mountains: to the north east by the Red Sea Hills, to the west by the Marrah Mountains with Deriba Caldera (3,071 m) as the highest point in the country, desert dominates the north.
See also: Topographic Map of Sudan
Sudan has a population of 38.4 million people (in 2015), Capital city is Khartoum, largest city is Omdurman, Sudan's main port is Port Sudan. Spoken languages are Sudanese Arabic, the predominant language in the country, and Beja (Bedawi) spoken along the Red Sea.
Principal airport of Sudan is Khartoum International Airport (IATA code: KRT), regional airports are in Dongola, El Geneina, Juba, Nyala and Wau.
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Political Map of Sudan
Map based on a UN map. Source: UN Cartographic Section
|The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Sudan:
Abu ‘Uruq, Abu Hamed, Abu Zabad, Abyei, Akobo, Al Fasher, Al Fula, Amadi, Atbara, Aweil, Bentiu, Bor, Buram, Dongola, Ed Da‘ein, Ed Damazin, El Damar, El Geneina, El Obeid, El‘Atrun, En Nahud, Famaka, Fathai, Gadamai, Gedaref, Haiya, Halaib, Halfa al Gadida, Juba, Kadugli, Kafia Kingi, Kapoeta, Karima, Karora, Kassala, Kerma, Khartoum, Kigille, Kologi, Kusti, Laqiya Arba‘in, Li Yubu, Malakal, Maridi, Merowe, Miski, Muglad, Muhammad Qol, Nagishot, Nukheila, Nyala, Omdurman, Paloich, Port Sudan, Rabak, Radom, Raga, Renk, Rumbek, Salala, Selima Oasis, Shendi, Sinja, Sodiri, Suakin, Talodi, Tokar, Torit, Towot, Tullus, Ukwaa, Umm Badr, Wad Madani, Wadi Halfa, Wau, Warrap, Yambio, and Yei.
|More about Sudan:|
Searchable map/satellite view of Khartoum (capital city)
Searchable map/satellite view of Port Sudan
Searchable map/satellite view of Abyei (town)
Searchable map/satellite view of Juba
(capital city of South Sudan)
Searchable map/satellite view of Sudan
Administrative map of Sudan
Topographic Map of Sudan
Sudan Country Profile
Map of Northern Africa and the Middle East
Political Map of Africa
Relief Map of Africa
Google Earth Map of Africa
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