Sudan is a country in the northeast of Africa. A narrow coastal strip borders the Red Sea. In the north of Sudan is the Libyan and Nubian deserts. In the Nubian Desert it is very dry, there are not even oases here.
Sudan borders Libya and Egypt to the north. To the west is Chad, to the southwest is the Central African Republic, to the south is South Sudan, to the southeast is Ethiopia, and to the east is Eritrea.
Sudan was the largest state in Africa for a long time – until its separation from South Sudan in 2011. Since then, Sudan has been the third largest state on the African continent, so it is still quite large. It has an area of almost 1.9 million square kilometers.
Only Algeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are larger in area than Sudan. By the way, the official name is “Sudan”, but you can often find the country’s name with the article and then it’s called “Sudan”. In colloquial speech, Sudan is more common with articles, that’s why we use it in the children’s world tour.
Is Sudan Arab or African?
Is Sudan rich or poor?
Which country does Sudan belong to?
Is Sudan in Asia or Africa?