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Sudan


BASIC FACTS

 

Area 2,505,810 Km2
Population 35.276 Millions
HDI Rank 171 (over 186 countries)
Capital City Khartoum
Demographic distribution Sudanese Arab 70% , Fur, Beja, Nuba, Fallata
Spoken languages Arabic (Official) English (Official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Fur
Religious beliefs Muslim, small Christian minority
Political regime The National Government is formed by the National Congress Party (NCP) . In December 2011 a cabinet reshuffle saw the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) brought into government to form a coalition. The main political oppositions include elements of the DUP that did not join the Government, the Umma Party and the Popular Congress Party (PCP)
Head of State Omar al-Bashir (President)
Associations with International Organisations United Nations, African Union (AU), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), League of Arab States (LAS), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (IOC)
Investment Promotion Agency Sudanese Investment Authority
(http://www.sudaninvest.org)
Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook