Sudan

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  • National name: Jamhuryat as-Sudan

  • President: Lt. Gen. Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir (1989)

  • Current government officials

  • Total area: 1,156,673 sq mi (1,861,484 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 35,482,233 (growth rate: 1.78%); birth rate: 30.01/1000; infant mortality rate: 52.86/1000; life expectancy: 63.32; density per sq mi: 42.4

  • Capital (2011 est.): Khartoum, 4.632 million

  • Largest cities: Omdurman, 2,395,159; Port Sudan, 489,275

  • Monetary unit: Dinar

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