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Sudan is a country in north-east Africa and is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea, Eritrea, and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west and Libya to the northwest. It is the third largest country in Africa. Its predominant religion is Islam.

Capital City: Khartoum

Largest City: Omdurman

Population: 40.2 million

Official Languages: Arabic and English

Currency: Sudanese Pound