Sudan's flagLocation: East Africa
Official name: Republic of Sudan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1956 / 2011
Capital city: Khartoum
Population: 34 million / 47 people per sq mile (18 people per sq km)
Total land area: 718,722 square miles (1,861,481 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic, Nubian, Beja, Fur
Main religions: Almost 100% Muslim (mainly Sunni)
Ethnic mix: Arab 60%, Other 18%, Nubian 10%, Beja 8%, Fur 3%, Zaghawa 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: New Sudanese pound = 100 piastres
Literacy rate: 70%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2266 kilocalories

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