National Symbols of Sudan

Sudan is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, . The capital of Sudan is Khartoum.

The official language is Arabic and the Sudanese pound is the currency of the Sudan. The domain is .sd and the country code is +249.

National day is celebrated on 1 Jan 1956. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Sudan is no exception.

In Sudan, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Sudanese people. Araqi is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Sudan. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Gely Abdel Rahman represent a national Sudanese symbol.

The country was founded by Muḥammad Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd Allāh al-Mahdī. The current president of Sudan is Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Abdalla Hamdok is the Prime Minister.

In Sudan the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Sudanese national anthem was written by Sayyed Ahmed Mohammed Salih and composed by Ahmad Murjan.

Country information

Former name(s) Nubia
Official name(s) Republic of Sudan
Alternative name(s) Republic of the Sudan (official, English)
Regional location North-eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea
Country name etymology Land of the Black people", from the Arabic bilad as-sudan.
Climate Hot and dry; arid desert; rainy season varies by region (April to November)
Terrain Generally flat, featureless plain; desert dominates the north
Population 43,849,260
National Day 1 Jan 1956
Language(s) Arabic
Religion Islam
Country code +249
Literacy rate 53.5%
Currency Sudanese pound
Capital city Khartoum
Domain(TLD) .sd
Ethnicity Sudan has 597 groups that speak over 400 different languages.
Head of government President
Nationality Sudanese
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,886,068 km2 (728,215 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (CAT)
Average elevation 568 m (1,864 ft)
Coastline 853 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Sudan

Flag map of Sudan

Motto of Sudan

النصر لنا - An-Naṣr Linā - "Victory is Ours"

National animal of Sudan

The National animal of Sudan is Secretarybird

National Animal of Sudan - Secretarybird

National flower of Sudan

The National flower of Sudan is Hibiscus. Botanical name is Hibiscus.

National flower of Sudan - Hibiscus

National bird of Sudan

The National bird of Sudan is Secretarybird

National bird of Sudan - Secretarybird

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Sudanese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Enter houses through their doors.

When you live with Arabs, either do as they do or move away.

Love for something makes a man blind and deaf.

When Allah made Sudan, he laughed.

Punish him if he lies and teach him good manners.

He who taught me one letter, I became his slave.

Hot water is not a playground for frogs.

If telling the truth does not save you, lying will not.

Not all the trees in the forest make good firewood.

It is not difficult to give birth to a baby, but it is difficult to raise him. His flesh is for you and his bones are for us.

When the monkey can’t reach the ripe banana with his hand, he says it is not sweet.

When a hen is brooding, another hen cannot sit on her eggs.

If a dog bites you and you don’t bite him back, it will say that you have no teeth.

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