Sahara desert makes up the northern part of Sudan.
Dry savannas make up the center part of Sudan.
A swamp called the Sudd makes up the southern region
The Nile River runs through center of Sudan.
Sudan borders the Red Sea.
The geographical coordinates for Sudan are 15°N and 30°E.
History National Geographic Geography
Sudan was previously called Nubia. Early civilizations developed at Meroë by the tributary at the Nile. Arabic speaking Nomads came Egypt to Sudan around A.D. 700 . Turkmen and Egyptians conquered Sudan in 1820 . Sudan was governed by British and Turkish rule in 1899. A revolt started Sudan which led to a civil war in 1955. A peace agreement was signed in Addis Ababa 1972. In 1998 America launched a missile attack in Khartoum, Sudan. 14,500 slaves were freed in 2001 from pressure of the humans right s group . History Government