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'''Abdel Hafiz Gadelmula''', University of Khartoum, Sudan
 
'''Abdel Hafiz Gadelmula''', University of Khartoum, Sudan
  
'''Dr Kirsty Upton''', '''Brighid Ó Dochartaigh''', British Geological Survey, UK
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'''Kirsty Upton''', '''Brighid Ó Dochartaigh''', British Geological Survey, UK
  
'''Dr Imogen Bellwood-Howard''', Institute of Development Studies, UK
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Please cite this page as: Gadelmula, Upton & Ó Dochartaigh, 2016.
  
Please cite this page as: Gadelmula, Upton, Ó Dochartaigh and Bellwood-Howard, 2018.
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Bibliographic reference: Gadelmula, A.H., Upton, K. & Ó Dochartaigh, B.É. 2016. Africa Groundwater Atlas: Hydrogeology of Sudan. British Geological Survey. Accessed [date you accessed the information]. http://earthwise.bgs.ac.uk/index.php/Hydrogeology_of_Sudan
 
 
Bibliographic reference: Gadelmula AH, Upton K, Ó Dochartaigh BÉ and Bellwood-Howard, I. 2018. Africa Groundwater Atlas: Hydrogeology of Sudan. British Geological Survey. Accessed [date you accessed the information]. http://earthwise.bgs.ac.uk/index.php/Hydrogeology_of_Sudan
 
  
 
==Terms and conditions==
 
==Terms and conditions==
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[[File: Sudan_Political.png | right | frame | Sudan. Map developed from USGS GTOPOPO30; GADM global administrative areas; and UN Revision of World Urbanization Prospects. For more information on the map development and datasets see the [[Geography | geography resource page]].]]   
 
[[File: Sudan_Political.png | right | frame | Sudan. Map developed from USGS GTOPOPO30; GADM global administrative areas; and UN Revision of World Urbanization Prospects. For more information on the map development and datasets see the [[Geography | geography resource page]].]]   
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===General===
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Sudan is the third largest country in Africa. Its terrain is generally flat, with several mountain ranges: in the west the Marrah Mountains rise to around 3000 m, and in the east are the Red Sea Hills.
  
 
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|Capital city || Khartoum
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|Estimated Population in 2013* || 37,964,306
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|Rural Population (% of total) (2013)* || 66.5%
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|Total Surface Area* || 2,376,000 sq km
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|Agricultural Land (% of total area) (2012)* || 47.4%
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|Capital City || Khartoum
 
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|Region || Northern Africa
 
|Region || Northern Africa
 
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|Border countries || Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Chad, Libya.
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|Border Countries || Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Chad, Libya.
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|Annual Freshwater Withdrawal (2013)* || 26,930 Million cubic metres
 
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|Total surface area* || 1,879,360 km<sup>2</sup> (187,936,000 ha)
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|Annual Freshwater Withdrawal for Agriculture (2013)* || 96.2%
 
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|Total population (2015)* || 40,235,000
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|Annual Freshwater Withdrawal for Domestic Use (2013)* || 3.5%
 
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|Rural population (2015)* || 26,844,000 (67%)
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|Annual Freshwater Withdrawal for Industry (2013)* || 0.3%
 
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|Urban population (2015)* || 13,391,000 (33%)
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|Rural Population with Access to Improved Water Source (2012)* || 50.2%
 
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|UN Human Development Index (HDI) [highest = 1] (2014)*|| 0.4791
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|Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Source (2012)* || 66%
 
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<nowiki>*</nowiki> Source: [http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/data/query/index.html?lang=en FAO Aquastat]
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<nowiki>*</nowiki> Source: World Bank
 
 
  
 
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