Asked in History of AfricaAfricaSudan
History of Africa
Why do some maps of Africa have Sudan as a name?
What are some things in Africa that begin with the letter S?
Asked in Languages and Cultures, South Africa
What language do the people speak in south africa and sudan?
What are some words beginning with the letter q in Africa?
What is the Region in Sudan starting with d?
What are some things in Africa that start with the letter Q?
What is Sudan named after?
Sudan, from the Arabic bilÃ¢d as-sÃ»dÃ¢n or "land of the Blacks" (an expression denoting West and Central Africa), is a geographic region stretching from West to Eastern Africa. The phrase "The Sudan" is also used by some to refer specifically to the modern-day country of Sudan, the savanna of which forms much of the larger region.ay country of Sudan, the savanna of which forms much of the larger region. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan_(region)