Sudan REPUBLIC OF SUDAN

International Treaties
ARIPO
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Civil war between Northern Muslims and southern Christians
Corruption
Declining annual rainfall
Political instability
Poor irrigation, transportation
Poverty, slavery

Currency
Sudanese Pound

Dialing Code
249

Internet Domain
.sd

Sudan
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Primary, Secondary Schools, Higher Education

Employment Majority
Mostly agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, groundnuts, gum arabic, sugar

Main Imports
Foodstuffs, manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines and chemicals, textiles, wheat

Main Industries
Oil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile

CULTURE

Languages
Arab

Population
30 million (2008 estimate)

Religion
Sudanese Arabs

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Khartoum

Climate
Arid

Neighbouring Countries
Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Chad, Libya

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