What is the continent of Sudan?

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It is in the continent of Africa, although it is considered part of the middle east due to the Islamic Sudanese.
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Where is Sudan?

Sudan is in Northern Africa to the South of Egypt, West of Ethiopia, East of Chad, and Northeast of Uganda and Northwest of KenyaSudan is located on the northern part of Africa. It boarders SouthSudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea , Red Sea and Egypt.

Who is the President of Sudan?

Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir is the President of Sudan. On 1989 June 30, al-Bashir led the army in a coup deposing then President Al-sayyid Ahmad Al-Mirghani and Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi. He became Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council for National Salvation and took most of the power in Sudan. On 1993 October 16, Omar Al-Bashir disbanded the Revolutionary Command Council and all political parties and appointed himself President of Sudan. As president, al-Bashir transformed Sudan into a single-party Muslim state. The US listed Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism, putting heavy economic pressure on the state, and even destroyed a pharmaceutical factory in Khartoum with a cruise missile. In 2003 a civil war started in the province of Darfur, and mass genocides were committed before the war ended in 2004. The International Criminal Court (ICC) now wishes to try al-Bashir for genocide. In 2010 April, multi-party elections were re-instated, and al-Bashir was re-elected.

What is the capital of Sudan?

Khartoum is the capital of Sudan (located in central Sudan). Khartoum or Al Khartoum is translated as "place of the elephant trunk" referring to the loop that the Nile river makes to the North of Khartoum. Khartoum is also the confluence (joining) of the White and Blue Nile rivers into the Nile River before it heads North into Egypt.

What is the Sudan?

Sudan is a country in North East Africa. It is the largest country by area on the African continent, although large parts of it are uninhabitable. It is also very cultral and should be called Sudan and not the Sudan.

What are the genocides in Sudan?

There's no genocide in Sudan, yet. Number of people who died in Sudan's Darfur is nothing compared to number of people who died in Congo, Iraq (more than 650,000 human beings) and Afghanistan (only god knows how many). Sudan's official language (mainly in the North) is Arabic. That makes the Sudanese people as Arab as the Indians and Nigerians are British!!! The conflict in Darfur is financed by external forces. The rebels' leaders live in five stars hotels in Paris, Rom, London, and Washington. The Sudanese government, as bad as you may think, has it's own resources for money and weapons. The question is: who pays the rebels to fight??? Why Darfur's conflict is all over the media, right after the end of the civil war between the North and the South??? Who benefits from instability in Sudan, and Africa???

How large is Sudan?

It is 2,505,813 km² , which is the 10th largest country, and 967,495 sq mi .

In which continent is Sudan?

Sudan is found on the continent of Africa. It is found in NorthAfrica, to the South of Egypt and to the east of Chad.

What is the climate in Sudan?

The Central part is one third tropical wet-and-dry type of climate.Southern Sudan has a tropical climate with open savanna grassland,large marshland, and rain forest.

What is Sudan famous for?

Sudan is famous for being very rich with lots of medical care and money. The water there is very clean and they have lots of food.

Does Sudan dance?

i don't think i understand your question but if your asking "Do Sudanese people dance" then the answer is OF COURSE there are many different types of dances that both men and women do but are different .Sudan has a very interesting history of dance and have many dances that are done and differ from the North and the South. While the North is more Muslim and Arab the South is Christian and more African and Nubian.Although some nubians are Muslim and Some people in the south are Muslim as well and vice versa

What are facts about Sudan?

· Sudan is the largest country in Africa. It borders nine countries - Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, and Libya - and has a coastline on the Red Sea in the north-east. · Sudan's rainy season lasts for about three months (July to September) in the north, and up to six months (June to November) in the south. The amount of rainfall increases the further south you go, from the very dry Nubian desert in the north to swamps and desertt in the south · The population is about 41.3 million. Well, currently there is a genocide going on in Sudan, Darfur.

Where in Africa is Sudan?

Northeast to be more precise it is on the left of Ethiopia and right under Egypt. If you have trouble looking for it on a map it is the biggest country in Africa and the 10th biggest in the world.

Who is fighting in Sudan?

The main fighting in Sudan has always been between the dominantArab Muslim and the Black African christian and animist in thesouth. After Independence, the first civil war starting in 1955 andending in 1972 when the south was given greater autonomy, but asecond civil war broke out in 1983 mainly because of an attempt toimpose Islamic Shariah Law over the whole of the Sudan until acease fire was agreed in 2002 but before finalization of that in2003 Black African rebels in the Darfur region in the west of Sudanstarted attacking government targets to press for more resourcesfor their region and demanding an end to discrimination againstBlack African people. The Arab Muslim Sudanese government tooksevere reprisals through Arab militia known as the Janjaweed. Theycarried out mass executions and ethnic cleansing forcingdisplacement or slaughter of over two million black Africans manyof whom fled across the frontier into neighboring Chad or otherareas in the Sudan. The United Nations brokered a cease fire inApril 2004 but this has since then been repeatedly violated, theSudan government continuing to resist international pressure todisarm the Janjaweed and fighting keeps breaking out again. Alsothe whole entire oil situation

Why is Sudan poor?

Unfortunately, the Sudan has a deeply entrenched poverty. Much ofit is associated with the Sudan's farmers not having the means toimplement modern farming methods. Farmers rely solely on rain fedcrops, and are, therefore, at a great disadvantage during times ofdrought. In addition to the lack of modern methods, the are area isoften overrun by strife and warfare that creates a displaced peoplewho have no means of work or support, thus increasing povertylevels.

What is Sudan test?

A Sudan Test is a test being developed by scientist. (It mostly involves biology) For your information; Biology is got to do with humans(genes) And animals.. edited: 21 November 2009. Sudan (III) is used to identify the presence of lipids in liquids, it stains fat cells red.

Who is famous in Sudan?

Many people, I imagine. Among them is the presidet, Omar al-Bashir, who was indicted by the International Criminal Court last year because of his crimes during the civil war in the country and now faces severe limitations in traveling outside Sudan.

What are the borders of Sudan?

Central African Republic (1 165 km) . Chad (1 360 km) . Democratic Republic of the Congo (628 km) . Egypt (1 273 km) . Eritrea (605 km) . Ethiopia (1 606 km) . Kenya (234 km) . Libya (383 km) . Uganda (435 km)

What is south of Sudan?

The newly formed state of South Sudan is found to the south ofSudan. Previously Sudan was a single country - see related questions

Is Sudan landlocked?

Sudan is not landlocked. It's bordered by Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Chad, Libya, Central African Republic, Zaire, Kenya, and the Red Sea.

Why is Sudan in crisis?

Sudan is in a religious civil war. Half of the country are Muslim and half are christian. They've been in a brutle war with one another for quite some time. No one in the world is doing much to stop this crisis. thousands of people are dying daily and the world is doing nothing to help. I think with small help from the top countries in the world this manslaughter could easily be stopped and hundreds of thousands of lives just may be saved.

What is sudanes climate?

Northern and central Sudan. Hot, very hot, can get up to 50 degrees C in summer. Windy with horrific sandstorms on the odd occasion. Cool to temperate in winter. . Southern Sudan. Hot as well, but extremely humid is some areas, dry in others.

Why is there war in Sudan?

the North and the South are fighting over land and the Darfur disaster where tribes are fighting over land and water

What religon is Sudan?

70% of the sudanese people are Muslim, 30% are either Christian or some other religon

What government is Sudan?

The government of Sudan is officially the Government of National Unity. In this government power is shared between two parties; the National Congress Party , and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement . These two parties agreed to share power under the Comprehensive Peace Agreement .

Are there fulani in Sudan?

Fulani tribe is spreading all around Sudan and in huge masses .Their immigration to Sudan started since several hundred years after Islam spreading in the west Africa because the road to Mekka the most holly place of Muslims will not be near unless Fulani crossed Sudan to pass to visit Mekka ..In period of sheihk Osman Dan fodio uprising he told his folowers and believers to immigrate to Sudan so as to help Al mahdi when he appeares...So Fulani tribe groups were settling in masses between the year 1840/1895. And Almadi him self was sending messages to the leaders of fulani iespecialy Hayatu Ibn Saeed the grand sun of Sheikh Osman......After British army defeated Sokkoto sultanate /mbormy battle/ there was no any way for fulanis especially the leaders and the who were beleiving that they were to immigrate out of their home to avoid living with Britain colonizers .MAIRNU NEAR BY BLUE NILE RIVER was the first place and then many more others setlled and live north or south or west of Mairnu. .FOR exaple the space of about 50 kilom. length has more than 50 villages of fulani

What is Sudan III?

Sudan III is a fat soluble dye (lysochrome) used for demonstrating triglycerides in frozen sections, but which may also stain some protein bound lipids in paraffin sections. It is less popular than oil red O as it has a more orange shade.

What conflicts are there in Sudan?

The Darfur Conflict [14] [15] is an ongoing guerrilla conflict or civil war centered on the Darfur region of Sudan . It began in February 2003 when the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) and Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) groups in Darfur took up arms, accusing the Sudanese government of oppressing or committing genocide against non- arab Sudanese in favor of Sudanese Arabs . One side of the conflict is composed mainly of the official Sudanese military and police, and the Janjaweed , a Sudanese militia group recruited mostly from the Arab Abbala tribes of the northern Rizeigat region in Sudan; these tribes are mainly camel-herding nomads . The other combatants are made up of rebel groups, notably the SLM/A and the JEM, recruited primarily from the non-Arab Muslim Fur , Zaghawa , and Masalit ethnic groups. Although the Sudanese government publicly denies that it supports the Janjaweed, it has been providing financial assistance and weapons to the militia and has been organizing joint attacks targeting civilians. [16] [17] There are various estimates on the number of human casualties , ranging from under twenty thousand to several hundred thousand dead, from either direct combat or starvation and disease inflicted by the conflict. There have also been mass displacements and coercive migrations, forcing millions into refugee camps or over the border and creating a large humanitarian crisis . The Sudanese government and the JEM signed a ceasefire agreement in February, 2010, with a tentative agreement to pursue further peace. The JEM has the most to gain from the talks, and could see semi-autonomy much like South Sudan. [18] However, talks have been disrupted by accusations that the Sudanese army launched raids and air strikes against a village, violating the February agreement. The JEM, the largest rebel group in Darfur, has said they will boycott further negotiations. [19] In Darfur, over 5 million people have been affected by the genocide

What is it like in Sudan?

Sudan is like so amazing! I have been there! Well I am from there! I moved to America though to have a better life!

Does Sudan have a dictator?

Yes. The dictator of Sudan is a president. Multi-party elections were only recently re-instated in Sudan.

What region is Sudan in?

Sudan is in north-east Africa. On its northern boundary is Egypt. Further boundaries are with Ethioia, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Congo (Democratic Republic), Chad, and Libya.

What are Sudanic states?

Ghana, Mali, and Songhey are the Sudanic states. These arecountries that used to be part of the Sudanic empire between the700s and 1500s AD.

What is the Sudan conflict about?

Sudan , Africa 's largest country, has endured civil war for all but 10 years since it achieved independence in 1956, after nearly 80 years of British rule. One of the world's poorest, most backward countries, Sudan sits on a sea of oil that cannot be exploited due to the continuing conflict. Despite its vast size, Sudan is largely a forgotten land torn by a complex struggle that stems from its colonial experience, its ethnic and religious divisions and from the self-interests that take precedence over progress. Historically, Sudan has been viewed as a nation divided between north and south. The North is more developed and more prosperous, is influenced by Egypt and is predominately Muslim. The South is home to untapped natural resources, Christian and animist beliefs, poverty and a resilient rebel movement. . During most of the 1800s, Sudan was controlled by the Turko-Egyptian (Ottoman Empire) and developed a substantial slave trade. In 1881, Muhammed Ahmad el Mahdi, (the Rightly Guided One) led a rebellion of northern tribes, driving the Egyptians from Sudan. In 1896, the British and Egyptian allies invaded and defeated the Mahdist forces in 1898 at the battle of Omdurman. The Anglo-Egyptian allies created a so-called "condominium" administration in the capital Khartoum and focused their attention on developing agriculture in the North. The North was predominately Muslim and more similar to Egypt than the traditionally African South. The British exploited ethnic and religious differences as a means to maintain control, as they had in many other colonies. The South of Sudan was declared a "closed area" and was isolated in almost all respects. After World War II, Britain prepared to abandon its colony, but wanted to prevent Egypt from gaining total control. To counterbalance Egypt's influence in the North, Britain sought to include Southerners in a federated government and opened the closed areas. Sudan gained its independence in 1956. As usual, the stage was set for violent conflict and factions fought for control over a weak and ineffectual government in Khartoum. In 1958 General Abboud seized power, established military rule and pursued an agenda of Arabization. He was quickly confronted by the Anya Nya rebels and the allied Sudan African National Union (SANU). Abboud was deposed in 1964 as civil war escalated. In 1969 Col. Mohammed Jaa'far Nimeiri seized power and declared an Islamic state, its policies based on Shar'ia, or Islamic law. He negotiated the Addis Abba Accord, which brought a ceasefire and limited autonomy for the South. After the government reneged on portions of the agreement, a new rebel force emerged in the South. With foreign support, Dr. John Garang led the Sudan people's Liberation Army and Movement (SPLA/M) as it took control over substantial areas in southern Sudan. In Khartoum, other dissident factions overthrew Nimieiri in 1985. Government instability continued until 1989 when General el-Bashir and the National Islamic Front gained control. El-Bashir declared a holy jihad and mounted increasingly successful counter attacks against the SPLA. Under pressure, SPLA broke into two factions: SPLA-Mainstream (led by Garang) and SPLA-United led by Dr. Rick Mashar). SPLA-United has suffered from infighting but remains a source of friction and influence in isolated areas. SPLA-Mainstream emerged as the more powerful of the rebel factions established an area of influence in the Upper Nile and Southern Kordofan region. In northeastern Sudan another rebel group, the Sudan Allied Forces, are waging their own battles against the Khartoum government in the Darfur provinces. Given Khartoum's limited resources and capabilities much of Sudan is essentially without any form of government. Sudan's civil war is being fought essentially without rules. All of the factions, government or guerrilla, have committed atrocities, without concern for human rights, or condemnation and sanctions from an international community that isn't watching. The death toll is unknown and humanitarian organizations estimate refugees numbers as high as 4 million, of which as many as 2 million have died while in flight. Ironically, much of the conflict is a battle for control of resources in the South, even though no one seems capable of developing the resources. It's estimated that Sudan oil reserves may be as much as 200 billion barrels. Until Sudan can develop a more diverse economic base, its people rely on the country's fragile agricultural base, prone to drought and resulting famines. Extensive efforts to produce food are devastating the land. Between war and famine unknown millions of people have been displaced and forced to migrate to other regions and neighboring states. In 1999, an international consortium built an oil pipeline from the Muglad basin to the Red Sea. Rebels immediately started a bombing campaign targeting the pipeline. Meanwhile, the Khartoum government is plagued by factional power struggles among the various Muslim groups, while there is essentially no political participation from the rebel-held Southern territories. Sudan shares borders with Egypt, Libya, Chad, the Central African Republic, Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea. Virtually all of these states have their own political problems, continuing conflicts and diverse interests. Given the size of Sudan and absence of security measures, the region has become a base or transit point for assorted guerrillas and terrorists. Amid this cauldron of dissent, Islamist fundamentalists have tried to make headway. Osama bin Laden set up operations in Sudan before being expelled and relocating al-Qaeda to Afghanistan.. On the tenth anniversary of the Rwanda genocide that claimed an estimated 800,000 lives, UN Secretary General expressed growing international concern about the conflict in the western Darfur region of Sudan. Civil war in Sudan's western provinces has driven an estimated 100,000 black African civilians to sseek refuge in neighboring Chad to escape reported attacks from Arab militias affiliated with the Khartoum government. The Sudanese government has refused access to the region by aid groups and independent observers, hence information is based on reports from refugees arriving in Chad..

What are the neighboring of Sudan?

Countries that border Sudan are Egypt, Chad , Libya , Central African Republic, Eritrea , Ethiopia , Uganda, Kenya and the democratic republic of Congo.

Does Sudan have a nickname?

Azza is the nickname of Sudan. The name came from a famous poem byKhalil Farah in 1930's. Khalil Farah is poet, singer, and songwriter.

Why was Sudan divided into south Sudan and Sudan?

Because there was injustices ruling of the Country since 1956 Independent date coupled with the imposition of the Islamic Saria Law forced on the Chritian south and continueis rule by Arabic Ethnic groups.

Are there bears in Sudan?

There are no bears in Sudan. In fact, no bears live in Africa. Until the 1870s, there was a subspecies of brown bear called the Atlas Bear that lived in Morocco, in North Africa, but it is now extinct.