Photo: NASA Goddard, Nile (Some rights reserved)

Sudan is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, 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.

The world’s longest river, the Nile, divides the country between east and west sides.

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In Sudan, a power struggle between rival armed forces turns violent
$23.6 m global initiative to support Sudan’s national parks, ecotourism
In the land of Kush – Smithsonian

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Sudan – Rear Vision this week tells the story behind the recent referendum in Sudan and explores why the people of southern Sudan are so determined to separate from the north.



Furrow irrigation, Gezira irrigation scheme

Kingdom of Kush

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