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  • 1. Kirsten Sidebottom Period 7 2-13-06 The Wonderful World of Sudan Table of contents
  • 2. Table of Contents Click button for page. Geography History Government Economy Culture Challenges Bibliography QUIZ
  • 3.
    • Sudan is Africa’s largest country.
    • 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
    • of Sudan.
    • 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
  • 4. 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
  • 5.
    • The center of their government is in Khartoum Sudan.
    • The flag has a green isosceles triangle on the hoist side, and three stripes which are red, white, and black.
    • Sudan has 26 states.
    • Sudan is ran by
    Government Current leader- President Omar Hussan Ahmad al-Bashir. Economy
  • 6.
    • The basic currency in Sudan is dinar.
    • Sudan’s per capita GDP is $1,000, compared to USA is $36,000.
    • About 11,300 people per doctor.
    • The basic farming is subsistence, except for along the Nile where it is commercial.
    Economy Google Images Culture
  • 7.
    • The current estimated population of Sudan is, about 40,187,486.
    • The population growth rate is 2.6%.
    • Arabic is Sudan’s official language.
    • The ethnic groups are: Black 52%, Arab 39%, Beja 6%, foreigners 2%, and other 1%.
    • 70% of Sudan's religion is Sunni Muslim, 25% is indigenous beliefs, and the other 5% is Christianity.
    Culture Google Images Challenges
  • 8.
    • There have been wars between the Christians and Muslims.
    • There are about 400,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, and have 23,000 deaths as of 2003.
    • There is an inadequate supply of drinkable water, wildlife populations have been threatened by excessive hunting , soil erosion and periodic drought.
    • The life expectancy for males is 56 and females life expectancy is 58.
    Challenges Google Images Bibliography
  • 9.
    • Sager, Robert, Helgren, David, Brooks, Alison. People, Places, Change . Austin, Texas: Holt Rinehart, and Winston, 2003.
    • World Fact Book Central Intelligence Agency. January 2006.
    • www.cia.gov./cia/publications/factbook/geos/su.html
    • Crawfurd Page Jacob Crawfurd. 1996
    • http://crawfurd.dk/africa/sudan_timeline.html
    Bibliography QUIZ
  • 10. QUIZ Click To move to Question 1
  • 11. Question 1
    • What swamp makes up the southern part of Sudan?
    A. The Kudd B. The Sudd C. The Sudanese Swamp D. The Shindig
  • 12. CORRECT!
  • 13. FALSE
  • 14. Question 2
    • When did a revolt start that led to a civil war?
    A. 1995 B. 1934 C. 1952 D. 1955
  • 15. CORRECT!
  • 16. FALSE
  • 17. Question 3
    • How many states does Sudan have?
    A. 5 B. 32 C. 50 D. 26
  • 18. CORRECT!
  • 19. FALSE
  • 20. Question 4
    • How many people are there per doctor?
    A. 11,300 B. 15,299 C. 12,300 D. 18,350
  • 21. CORRECT!
  • 22. FALSE
  • 23. Question 5
    • What percent of Sudan’s ethnicity is black?
    A. 72.5% B. 52.0% C. 99.9% D. 25.3%
  • 24. CORRECT!
  • 25. FALSE
  • 26. Thank you ….
    • I hope you enjoyed your visit through Sudan. Come back soon.