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Description: The Physical Map of Sudan showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Sudan Facts and Country Information...

Sudan is an Arab country situated in the Nile Valley of North Africa. It is bordered by Egypt on the north, the Red Sea, Ethiopia and Eritrea to its east. It is surrounded by the South Sudan on the south, the Central African Republic on its southwest, Chad and Libya on itswest and northwest respectively. The River Nile has divided the country into two halves.

Sudan is a part of northern Africa, with a coastline of 853 kilometres which borders the Red Sea. It covers an area of about 1,890,000 square kilometresto become the 3rd largest country in the African continent.

The terrain of Sudan is mostly flat plains which are broken by numerous mountain ranges: the Deriba Calderain the west stands at 3,042 meters above sea level and is located in the range of Marrah Mountains.

Both Blue and White Nile rivers converge in the Khartoum to form the River Nile. It then flows towards north through Egypt and fall into the Mediterranean Sea. The Blue Nile flows through Sudan for nearly 800 kilometres. The Rahadand Dinder Rivers converge into the Blue Nile. The White Nile has no significant tributaries.

Extremely dry desert areas consist of the Nubian Desert lie in the northeast with the Bayuda Desert in the east. There are swamps and rainforest in the south.There are many dams on the rivers Blue and White Niles: like the RoseiresandSennar Dams on the river Blue Nile as well as the Jebel Aulia Dam on the White Nile.

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