Map of Sudan/ South Sudan
Shows the split between Sudan and South Sudan
The black represents Sudan; in Arabic 'Sudan' means black. It also represents the black flag of nationalists who fought colonial rule during the Mahdist Revolution, late in 19th century. Green represents Islam, agriculture and the prosperity of the land.
Sudan's President (Omar al-Bashir)
North Khartoum, Sudan is mostly desert. Rainfall exceeds 4 inchs a year. Average summer high temperatures reach about 110F (43c). Average winter drops to about 60F (10c).
People live along the banks of the Nile and the Red Sea but much of the north is uninhabited.
Oil is a major source of government revenue since 1999.
Sudan has lost many resources due to the split of southern Sudan, most of the oil is in South Sudan but is exported via pipelines through Sudan to the Red Sea
Ethnic Groups Map
This map shows where most of the ethnic groups are located in Sudan.
Practice of Religion
This shows some of Sudan's people practicing their religion.
Climate for most of Sudan
This picture shows little kids enjoying the warm weather, and it appears that they are in the desert.
1998- Biden discuss war on terrorism and hunt for Osama Bin Laden: In this 1998 interview senator Joe Biden talks about the U.S strikes on Sudan and Afghanistan after African Embassy bombings. Biden mentions the importance of finding Osama Bin Laden.
May 22 2014- Appeal filed for Sudan women sentenced to death for her Christianity: A Sudanese lawyer filed an appeal for a pregnant women sentenced to death for refusing renounce her Christianity. The filing asks the appeal court to reverse the verdict by the lower court and free Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27.
2. Oil- Most of Sudan's oil is in the southern part, which recently in 2011, divided into it own country (South Sudan)
3. Development- Sudan is one of the least developed places on earth, 70 percent of its people have no access to any form of healthcare, one in five women die in childbirth and one in five children fail to make it to their fifth birthday.
Wildlife of Sudan
Sudan's war on women and girls
Sudan putting wildlife in danger
A trafficker shows off antelope bushmeat in Sudan