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Republic of Sudan


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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%

Capital: Khartoum

Urbanites: 33.3%

HDI Rank: 171 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)


Peoples: 165All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Arabic and English    Languages: 75 All languages


Largest Religion: Muslim

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Challenges for Prayer

      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

     For an additional 11 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Sudan.