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The skies over Juba - South Sudan - Photo by Nick Hobgood - CC-BY

 

Population mid-2000.......................................35,079,000
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 290
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................7.9
Unemployment.....................................................................30%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2
Labor force (%) ....... 2.9

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Resources and links about Sudan

Khartoum - Photo by Nick Hobgood - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................967,491 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 33
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................55
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 71
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................34
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................47

Go to Sudan Capital City Khartoum City Profile - To Sudan History

Background Note: Sudan __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5424.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Sudan __ A detailed look at the Sudan including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/su.html 

Country Profile: Sudan __ "The country's name comes from the Arabic bilad al-sudan, or land of the blacks. Arabic is the official language and Islam the religion of the state, but the country has a large non-Arabic speaking and non-Muslim population which has rejected attempts by the government in Khartoum to impose Islamic shari'ah law on the country as a whole." History, culture, politics, media and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/820864.stm

Economy of Sudan __ "Sudan's primary resources are agricultural, but oil production and export are taking on greater importance since October 2000. Although the country is trying to diversify its cash crops, cotton and gum Arabic remain its major agricultural exports." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Sudan 

Embassy of Sudan __ A good place to begin a study of the Sudan. You will find an overview of the country, tourism and travel information, economy, foreign policy and much more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Sudan - http://www.sudanembassy.org/
 
Ethnologue report for Sudan __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in the Sudan. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Sudan

 

map of sudan and sudan map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Sudan, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/sd.htm 

Maps Of Sudan __You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Sudan.html

Sudan __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/sudan/

Sudan __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/sudan.html


 
Sudan __ "While peace threatens in the form of talks between the government and the southern Christian rebels, only Khartoum and the main routes from the capital to Port Sudan and Wadi Haifa are considered relatively safe for travellers. With due care, in particular by avoiding demonstrations and keeping a close eye on the possibility of a media-inflamed increase in anti-Western feeling, it is still possible to visit Meroe's dramatic pyramids, and explore Port Sudan and Khartoum." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/sudan/

Sudan __ Good overview of the Sudan including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107996.html

Sudan Economy, Economy Of Sudan, Sudan GDP __ You will find an overview of the economy of the Sudan broken down by sector and social economic indicators. - http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/sudan/index.html  

Sudan - geography; Flags, Map, Economy, Geography ... __ "Flag of Sudan; Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/flags/sudan_flags.html

Sudan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blsudan.htm
 
Sudan Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Sudan. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Sudan/

Sudan Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/sudan

Sudan pictures, Sudan images __ Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Sudan as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Sudan images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_sudan_61.html 

Sudan Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/sudan/ 

 
 

 

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