Where is Sudan?

Sudan is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 12.862807 and longitude 30.217636 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 12° 51' 46.11'' N
  • 30° 13' 3.49'' E

You can see the location of Sudan on the world map below:

Sudan location on the map pointed out by a flag pin.

Sudan Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Sudan (SD) are:

  1. Central African Republic (CF)
  2. Chad (TD)
  3. Egypt (EG)
  4. Ethiopia (ET)
  5. Eritrea (ER)
  6. Libya (LY)
  7. South Sudan (SS)

Maritime Borders

Sudan borders with the Red Sea.

Sudan (the) Related Content

Sudan Key Facts

CountrySudan (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 12.862807
Longitude: 30.217636
Country CodesAlpha 2: SD
Alpha 3: SDN
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇩
Int. Phone Prefix+249
Capital cityKhartoum
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area1,861,484 sq km
Population 202144,909,351
World Rank: 33
Median Age18.4
Life expectancy65.3
Major languagesArabic
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+03:00
Internet TLD.sd
Biggest AirportKhartoum International Airport (Khartoum)
Average temperature28.50 °C
83.30 °F
Administrative Divisions18 states
Political systemAuthoritarian state

Sudan Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencySudanese Pound (SDG)
GDP in 2020$27 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 100
GDP per capita in 2020$615
World Rank: 183
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, United Arab Emirates, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, United Arab Emirates, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Biggest Cities in Sudan

Here are the largest cities in Sudan based on 2021 data:

City Population
Khartoum 6,017,000
Omdurman 2,395,159
Khartoum North 936,349
Port Sudan 579,942
Kassala 536,009
Nyala 492,984
El Obeid 418,280
Gedaref 354,927
Kusti 345,068
Wad Medani 332,714

Map of Sudan with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region