Sudan is the third largest country in Africa. Dominated by the Nile and its tributaries, it borders South Sudan, Egypt, Libya, Chad, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Eritrea. Sudan has over 800km of coastline along its north-eastern border, providing access to the Red Sea. Sudan has a tropical south and arid desert in the north.
GMT + 3 hours
Arabic (Official) English (Official), Nubian, Fur.
The official currency in Sudan is Sudanese pound (SDG). The Sudanese pound appears inBanknotes1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 pounds and in Coins1, 5, 10, 20, 50 piasters
- The staple diet is fool, a type of stewed bean.
- Dura, cooked maize or millet, which are eaten with various vegetables.
Sweet black tea and coffee are drunk widely. Karkade, a tea made from hibiscus flowers is also popular.
Electricity in Sudan is 220 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second.
Credit Cards are not accepted in Sudan as a method of payment.