Welcome to the Embassy of the Republic of Sudan, London
Sudan was already playing a role in world history as early as the first millennium BC. References to Kush are well known in Egyptian inscriptions and also in the works of Greek and Roman authors as well as in the bible.
Area: 1,882,000 km2
Population: 42.8 million
Major Religion: Islam
Currency: Sudanese pound
Major Languages: Arabic (official), English
Life Expectancy: 63 years (men), 66 years (women)