Area: 2,503,890 sq km
Africa’s largest country. Desert in the north, merging into grasslands and mountains in the centre and tropical bush in the south. Straddling the Nile Rivers. Nuba Mountains in the centre.
Population: 35,700,000 Annual Growth: 2.22%
Official language: Arabic and English Languages: 75 All languages
Largest Religion: Muslim
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Sudan lost 26% of its area and 25% of its population when South Sudan became an independent country in July 2011 Thank the Lord a major new war did not break out when the country divided, but continue to pray for peace The situation remains very tense, with many unresolved disputes between the 2 countries
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