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The Republic of Sudan is a northeastern African country with a total area of 967,500 sq mi, making it the biggest country on the continent and the 10th biggest in the world.
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Sudan
What languages are spoken in the Sudan?
All i know that most people in Sudan speak Arabic though it has a diffeerent accent from other Arabic languages eg. Egyptian Arabic People in Sudan mainly speak Arabic but that is in the North, however, there are about 400 languages and dialects in Sudan most of them are African languages. There are some people in Sudan who speak Arabic but. There is a lot more lanuages like Arabic which is the (official language), Dinka, Nuer, Nubian, beja, zande, bari, Fur, Shilluk, Lotuko....
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Africa, Sudan
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. ...
Asked in Sudan, Calling and Area Codes
Where is telephone country code 249?
Country code +249 (dialed as 00 249 from many places) is Sudan. Landline numbers begin with +249 12 or +249 15. Mobile numbers begin with +249 9. All numbers are 9 digits after country code +249. (The plus sign means "insert your international access prefix here." From a GSM mobile phone, you can enter the number in full international format, starting with the plus sign. The most common prefix is 00, but North America (USA, Canada, etc.) uses 011, Japan uses 010, Australia uses 0011, and...
Which country is warmer year round Sudan or Switzerland?
At almost any time during the year, Sudan (Africa) is warmer than Switzerland (in central Europe). This applies to individual locations and to the countries on average. The reasons: 1) Sudan is much closer to the equator than Switzerland is; at higher latitudes (from the equator) the Sun is slightly weaker (summer and winter) so areas generally further from the equator are cooler. 2) Both have large "climate moderating" geographical features in close proximity. Sudan is close to the largest "hot desert" in the world....
Asked in Care of Horses, Sudan
Will it hurt a horse to eat Sudan grass?
How soon after can horses eat Sudan grass after it rains? Sudan grass is toxic to horses and should be avoided completely. They contain the compounds to make Cyanide and when under stress are more likely to have higher concentrations of the chemicals. So since almost anything can cause stress to the grass it is best to avoid it. ...
Causes of the Darfur Genocide?
genocide The systematic killing of substantial numbers of people on the basis of ethnicity, religion, political opinion, social status, or other particularity. Acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group. - http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/genocide The Islamic controlled government, located in East and North Sudan, started the genocide as an ethnic cleansing of the Darfur region in West Sudan. They "hire" militia groups known as the Janjaweed to attack villages, rape, kill and loot. I have hire in quotations...
Asked in Sudan, Rainforests, Grasslands
Why do only short grasses and a few trees grow in the Sudan type of climate?
The Savannah forms the transition between the dense forests of the Congo Basin and the scanty vegetation of the Sahara Desert. The small amount of rain in this region is not sufficient for tall trees to grow. Grass grows well here. Short trees are distributed across the Savannah. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Sudan
What religions were involved in Sudan's civil war?
The main conflict is between the Sunni Muslims in Northern Sudan, and the small Christian community in the South. The south recently voted to split from the rest of Sudan. Though there is also a substantial belief system known as Animism, they do not play a large part in the actual conflict. ...
Why did the Darfur genocide start?
The Islamic controlled government, located in East Sudan, started the Genocide as an ethnic cleansing of the Darfur region in West Sudan. They "hire" militia groups known as the Janjaweed to attack villages, rape, kill and loot. I have hire in quotations because the government is not paying them, their reward is what they are able to steal. The Darfurians are now being forced out of their lands and into neighboring Chad. So far, no government has intervened in a meaningful way....
Asked in Sudan
What kind of clothes to women and girls wear in Sudan?
Sudanese clothing varies among the different parts and peoples of Sudan. However, most individual Sudanese wear either traditional or western attire. A traditional garb widely worn in Sudan is the jalabiya, which is a loose-fitting, long-sleeved, collarless ankle-length garment also common to Egypt. ...