Interesting facts about Sudan /or facts about Sudan. The official and full name of Sudan is the Republic of Sudan.
It is also called the Republic of Sudan in Arabic.
Sudan means black. It is named after the black people here. Because more than 90% of Sudanese people are black by birth. Sudan is the third largest country in Africa by area. But until the secession of South Sudan, Sudan was the largest country in Africa. The total area of Sudan is 188668 square kilometers. Sudan is ranked 15th in the world in terms of area.
Khartoum is the capital and largest city of Sudan. The city of Khartoum has a population of 698,900. The city of Khartoum covers an area of 1010 square kilometers.
Sudan also manufactures the shroud of the Kaaba.
When it comes to Sudan’s location, it shares borders with the Red Sea, Egypt, Libya, Chad, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The total population of Sudan is estimated at 4.5 billion in 2021. It has a population of 1.3 people per square kilometer. Sudan ranks 33rd in the world in terms of its population. There are more than 50,000 deaf people in Sudan if we talk about interesting facts. Interestingly, the world’s most memorized Qur’an is also in Sudan. The number of memorizers of the Qur’an is about 4 million.
There are more paramedics in Sudan than in Egypt. There are 230 of them, while the number of pyramids in Egypt is 130. But the paramedics in Sudan are much smaller than the paramedics in Egypt. Khartoum International Airport is the largest international airport in Sudan and is located in Khartoum. Khartoum, an educational institution established in 1902, is also located in the same city. According to the data published in 2021, the literacy rate of the country is 60.70%. 70% of Sudan’s population is of Sudanese descent. The official languages of Sudan are English and Arabic. In addition to Arabic and English, many languages are used in Sudan.
Track & Field is Sudan’s most famous sport.
This game involves racing and jumping. Also sports other than football, basketball, handball are included. The Nile River, which flows through Sudan, is the second longest river in the world. The Nile River flows through Sudan into South Sudan.
Its length is 6853 km.
The longest river in the world is the Amazon with a length of 6952 km.
Islam is the biggest religion of the country. 99% of Sudan’s population is Sunni Muslim.
Tarfors is a province of Sudan that fell victim to the 2003 civil war.
More than 200,000 people were killed in the civil war. The currency used in Sudan is the Sudanese Pound. The people of Sudan celebrate their Independence Day on January 1 with great enthusiasm.
Sudan is considered to be the most fertile country in Africa in terms of agriculture. Foodstuffs are exported from Sudan to other African countries.
Potatoes, bananas and mangoes are notable among Sudanese agricultural commodities. Sudan’s other natural minerals include oil, gold, copper, zinc, silver and iron. Sudan’s total GDP is 35.33 billion.
Sudan’s per capita income is US 808.
South Sudan’s secession is believed to be the cause of Sudan’s poverty. Because 75% of Sudan’s oil reserves came from South Sudan. But unfortunately even South Sudan has not been able to harness these resources. And today it is one of the poorest and most hungry countries in the world. More than 40% of Sudan’s population lives below the poverty line. The health sector in Sudan is also suffering.
There is one doctor for every 10,000 people in the country. An estimated 1,000 people drown in the Red Sea. 30% of the country’s population uses the Internet. In Sudan, 10 Internet companies are providing Internet access. Human trafficking is still practiced in Sudan today. Trafficking especially young girls is a bitter truth.