Overview - Sudan

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Capital:Khartoum
Area:2,505,810 km²
Population:41,236,378 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Arabic (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, diverse dialects of Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, Sudanic languages, English.
Religion(s):Sunni Muslim - 70%, indigenous beliefs - 25%, Christian - 5%.
Ethnic Group(s):Black - 52%, Arab - 39%, Beja - 6%, others - 3%.