Some interesting landforms in Sudan include:
- The Sudd- Over 20,000 square miles of swamp/wetland.
- Mountains- Isolate mountain ranges lend the topography of Sudan its most impressive relief. These include the Jebel Marra (in the Marra Mountains), 10,456-foot Mount Kinyeti (in the Imatong Range)
- Deserts- Most of Sudan lies in the Sahara desert which is the largest desert in the world but there are also other deserts in Sudan. Like the Libyan Desert in the west and the Nubian Desert in the northeast.
Sudan has 3 part government system:
- Presidential System- a system of government where a head of government is also head of state and leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch.
- Federal Republic- a type of government made up of smaller areas such as states or provinces where the central government cedes certain powers to the individual areas for self-government purposes. The citizens of the federal republic elect their own representatives to lead them.
- Representative Democracy- a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
The population of Sudan is 41,175,723 and the population density is 19.1 people per squared kelometers. The area of Sudan is 718,723 square miles.
Sudan's per capital GPD is 1,752.38 USD
The life expectancy for males in Sudan is 62 years old and for females it is 65 years old.
The literacy rate in the country 70.2%
Sudan is tropical in the South and desert in the north.
Sudan gained its independence from Great Britain in 1956.