Population: 36,080,373 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Arabic (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, diverse dialects of Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, Sudanic languages, English

Background: Military dictatorships promulgating an Islamic government have mostly run the country since independence from the UK in 1956. Over the past two decades, a civil war pitting black Christians and animists in the south against the Arab-Muslims of the...

Currency: Sudanese dinar (SDD, No information)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Sudan
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Sudan
 · BBC Country profile: Sudan