Sudan , officially the Republic of the Sudan , sometimes called North Sudan, is an Arab state in North Africa . It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest. The population of Sudan is a combination of indigenous inhabitants of Nile Valley, and descendants of migrants from the Arabian Peninsula. Due to the process of Arabisation common throughout the rest of the Arab World, today Arab culture predominates in Sudan. The...
|Founded:||January 1, 1956|
|Official language:||Arabic Language, English Language|
|Area:||967,499.8 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Presidential system, Federal republic, Representative democracy|
|Also known as:||Republic of the Sudan, North Sudan, Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān|