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Title: The Republic of Sudan


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The Republic of Sudan 
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Sudan GeographyLocation North East Africa
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  • Geography-notes
  • Ranked tenth in the world in area.
  • largest country in Arab World and Africa.

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Cities and States Sudan is a FEDERAL country
divided into 26 states. Khartoum is the capital
and Port Sudan is seaport city on the Red Sea.
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Major Rivers and Lakes The White Nile coming
from lake VICTORIA,UGANDA, joins the Blue Nile
which is coming from lake TANA, Ethiopia at
Khartoum confluence.
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Sudan People
  • Sudan is a multiracial and multi-religious
    country.
  • There are about 500 tribes and 200 languages and
    dialects.
  • Arabic is lingua franca ,the common language
    spoken by the majority.

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Sudan History
  • Ancient Nubian civilization
  • Press the links below
  • EARLY HISTORY
  • Cush
  • Meroe
  • Christian Nubia
  • THE COMING OF ISLAM
  • The Arabs
  • The Decline of Christian Nubia
  • The Rule of the Kashif
  • The Funj
  • The Fur

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Traditional Arts and craftsMany crafts are
available in Sudan's souks (markets). Strings of
heavy beads often include antique trading beads
made from colored glass.
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Crafts
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Customs
  • Marriage and Family
  • The traditional Sudanese family is strongly
    patriarchal. Three generations of males and their
    spouses and children usually live in the same
    household. The home is a cohesive, private place
    where a family member can always return for
    support. Women manage the home. Read More

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Eating
  • Lamb, goat, and fowl are the usual meats. Pasta
    dishes are also popular. Other common foods
    include flat breads made of sorghum or millet
    flour and spicy soups with meat or eggs.
  • These are eaten with the right hand, using flat
    bread or a stiff millet porridge known as asida
    or kisra.
  • The strong Sudanese coffee is served from a
    special tin "jug" with a long spout, known as a
    jebena.
  • Fruit teas and herbal teas such as karkaday
    (hibiscus tea) are also popular.Most people seem
    to have a very sweet tooth, piling several
    teaspoons of sugar into their cups of tea, and
    enjoying sugary desserts.Peanuts, known as
    Ful-Sudani, are a popular snack, and can be made
    into delicious macaroons. Read more.

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Sudan Economy
  • Natural resources Petroleum Iron ore, copper,
    chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold,
    Uranium, ETC.. .
  • Industries
  • cotton ginning, textiles, cement,
  • edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes,
    petroleum refining .

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Red Sea
The Sudanese coast is 650 km long as the crow
flies numerous embayment and gulfs make it 750
km long. It has two prominent features coastal
lagoons, locally called marsas, and reefs, called
shia'ab in Arabic.
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Wild Life in Sudan
  • Sudan is probably the country in the world with
    the greatest variety of big mammals living on
    land.
  • Sudan has the largest natural ZOO in the world.

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Sudan Music
  • Sudan has a variety of music.
  • Traditional and modern at its different regions
  • Click here to Listen to Sudanese Music

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Popular Dancing
Dancing is considered as one of the important
expressive means to many Sudanese tribes.
  • Different Sudanese
  • Tribes have different kind of dance.
  • Watch video about Sudan Dance here-
  • Click this Link

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Credits
  • This work is designed by AnwarKing January 2005,
    South Korea
  • E-mail anwarking_at_gmail.com
  • Information collected from Various websites over
    internet
  • Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute
    verbatim copies of this document, but changing it
    is not allowed without contacting the Designer
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