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Republic of the Sudan
جمهورية السودان (Arabic)
Jumhūriyyat al-Sūdān
Motto: النصر لنا (Arabic)
"An-Naṣr lanā"
"Victory is ours"
Anthem: 
Sudan in dark green, disputed regions in light green.
Sudan in dark green, disputed regions in light green.
Location of Sudan
Capital
and largest city
Khartoum
15°38′N032°32′E / 15.633°N 32.533°E / 15.633; 32.533
Official languages
ReligionIslam
DemonymSudanese
GovernmentDominant-partyfederalsemi-presidential republic
Omar al-Bashir
Bakri Hassan Saleh
Bakri Hassan Saleh
Hassabu Mohamed Abdalrahman
LegislatureNational Legislature
Council of States
National Assembly
Formation
3500 BC
1504[2]
1820
1899
• Independence (from the United Kingdom and Egypt)
1 January 1956
9 January 2005
• Secession of South Sudan
15 January 2011
Area
• Total
1,886,068 km2 (728,215 sq mi) (15th)
Population
• 2015 estimate
40,235,000[3] (35th)
• 2008 census
30,894,000 (disputed)[4]
• Density
21.3/km2 (55.2/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$186.715 billion[5]
• Per capita
$4,578[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$115.874 billion[5]
• Per capita
$2,841[5]
Gini (2009)35.3[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.490[7]
low · 165th
CurrencySudanese pound (SDG)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+249
ISO 3166 codeSD
Internet TLD.sd, سودان.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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