Country briefing: Sudan

News reports and articles 

Latest news about Sudan 
A compilation from multiple sources

Brian Whitaker's blog posts about Sudan

Online news sources for Sudan


Basic information

CIA World Factbook
The geography, people, government and economy of Sudan

BBC country profile
Essential facts, plus politics, media and key dates in Sudan's history

Local time

Local weather

Maps of Sudan 
(University of Texas)

Currency converter 
Sudanese pound (SDP)

National anthem 
Audio, lyrics and sheet music

More about the flag of Sudan


History and politics

Sudan timeline
A chronology of key events (from the BBC)

Sudan: a political and military history (BBC)

Constitutional background

Text of constitution (1998)

Constitutional information 
Law Library of Congress

List of government ministers (CIA)

International Crisis Group 
Recent reports on Sudan

Documents 
Historical and political texts relating to Sudan


Travel

US State Department
Consular information and travel advice

British Foreign Office
Travel advice

Lonely Planet 
Online tourist guide to Sudan

Sudan Airways
The national airline

Electricity, plugs and sockets 


Economy

World Bank: Sudan 
Comprehensive economic data

Sudan and the IMF

Water and agriculture in Somalia
FAO country profile