South Sudan have very different climates. The north is
made up largely of desert and is hot and dry, with
temperatures reaching 110 F (43 C), while the south has
an equatorial climate with high humidity and lots of
rain, which falls mainly between June and November.
a multilingual country with Sudanese Arabic dominating
in the North, and other languages in the South. In the
2005 constitution of the Republic of Sudan, the official
languages of Sudan are literary Arabic and English. In
the South of Sudan, the Dinka language is spoken in many
|Currency:||The Sudanese dinar, denoted by SDD, is
the official currency of Sudan. One Sudanese dinar is
divided into 10 Sudanese pounds, which are each further
subdivided into 100 piastres.
|Population:||The population of Sudan in 2003 was
estimated by the United Nations at 33, 610, 000, which
placed it as number 33 in population among the 193
nations of the world. In that year approximately 3% of
the population was over 65 years of age, with another
40% under 15 years of age.
|Capital City:||Khartoum is the capital of Sudan and of
Khartoum State. It is located at the confluence of the
White Nile flowing north from Lake Victoria, and the
Blue Nile flowing west from Ethiopia.