Sudan is located near South Sudan, Chad, Eritera, and Ethiopia. It is also located near the Red Sea. The capital of Sudan is Khartoum, which is located at 15.5007 degrees North and 32.5599 degrees East. It is located on the continent, Africa.
Some major landforms in Sudan are the cataracts if the Nile, which are six Rapids that mark the Nile Rivers course downstream through Khartoum, Mount Kinyeti which is 10,456 feet, and the Sahara Desert is in the northern part of Sudan.
In the desert zone of Sudan, the temperature reaches about 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Dust storms also occur in the desert zone. In central Sudan, it is still hot, but the humidity is low. In Khartoum the average temperature is 80 degrees and rainfall happens mainly between June and September where they get about 10 inches of rain.
Since Sudan is mainly Muslim, they celebrate Ramadan and Eid al- Fitr, which is celebrated after Ramandan. These holidays are celebrated in August.
Some of the crops grown in Sudan include cereals like sorghum, corn, wheat, rice, and millet. They also grow oil, seeds, beans, chickpeas, lentils, and cotton.
Sudan has a education system that requires you to go to school from grades 1-8, which is ages 6-13. They call this primary education. They teach in Arabic and girls' right to go to school is under the influence of religious leaders and tribal councils. Then they move on to secondary education for three years the ages are from 14-17. They have universities in Sudan, but they are not the best. The best and oldest is the University of Khartoum.
Sudan's main exports are oil and petroleum. They also export cotton, livestock, sugar. Their main export partners are the UAE, China, Saudi Arabia, Australia, and India. They import manufactured goods, medicines, and textiles. Their main import partners are UAE, China, India, Egypt, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia.
Sudan's flag has green, red, white, and black. The red horizontal line represents the country's martyrs during the fight for independence. The white horizontal line represents purity. The black horizontal line represents Sudan, in Arabic Sudan means black. The green triangle represents Islam agriculture. They gained their independence from Egypt and Britian on January 1, 1956 and the flag was blue, yellow, and green horizontal lines. In 1970 they adopted a new flag and has been the flag ever since.
Sudan gained their independence on January 1, 1956 from the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium which was a joint British and Egyptian government. But during this and even after the gained independence from them, the entire country was having problems. From 1955-1972 Sudan had their first civil war. Then from 1983-2005 they had a second civil war, and it ended with a peace agreement. Until Sudan broke into two different countries, Sudan and South Sudan.
This is a news board cast about people voting on wheater or not to draw a new border through Sudan making it two different countries.
Sudan does not have the best technology, but they do come up with some creative stuff. Like the dual purpose weeder, the water turbine, the ceramic water filter, hydropower in some places, and the battery charging donkey chart. They also have computers in some schools, but they aren't the best or the newest.
Sudan has the same mode for transportation as we so. Like cars, trucks, taxis, trains, and buses. They also ride animals or have animals pull them.
On January 13, 2017 the Obama administration had plans to reverse their position on Sudan, and lift trade sanctions. The American government has tried to stop the Sudanese government from killing their people for years, but it hasn't worked. On January 14 Obama announced a new strategy. Sudan would be able to trade extensively. This hasn't happened since the 1990's. In return Sudan will stop supporting rebel groups in South Sudan.
This video is giving you some more information, and telling you why it's bad to lift the sanctions.
On September 9th, 2016 the Sudanese government was blamed for killing a group of civilians in 30 suspected chemical weapons attacks in Darfur. Up to 250 people, including children, may have been killed by these chemicals.
Sudan is a beautiful place to visit. Even though everywhere isn't the safest, it is still beautiful. Khartoum, their capital is really gorgeous at night. Plus they have the Al Fateh Tower, and Khartoum University.
It's not normal for teenagers to go to school after primary education. If they did they only went for three years. They wear light, loose-fitting clothes because of the hot climate. Girls do have to wear a scarf around their heads because of their religion. They listen to traditional African music.