Sudan

About Sudan

Sudan, officially known as the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa bordering Egypt. The country until lately was subjected to long civil wars which ended in 2011 with the formation of South Sudan country.

The country benefits from Oil production and agriculture.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionAfrica
Capital CityKhartoum
Government TypeFederal parliamentary republic under a provisional government
Official LanguagesArabic, English
CurrencySudanese pound, SDG
Phone Code +249
Important CitiesOmdurman, Nyala, Port Sudan, Kassala, Al-Ubayyid, Gedaref, K?st?, Wad Madani
National DayIndependence Day (1st Jan)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking171 (Below Average)
Primary Industriesoil, cotton ginning, textiles, cement, edible oils, sugar, soap distilling, shoes, petroleum refining, pharmaceuticals, armaments, automobile/light truck assembly, milling
Major Exportsgold; oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, peanuts, gum Arabic, sugar.
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Transportation, Minerals, Chemicals, Hides and skins, Machinery and Electricals, Plastic or Rubber, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Wood
Major Importsfoodstuffs, manufactured goods, refinery and transport equipment, medicines, chemicals, textiles, wheat
Major Imports from IndiaTextiles and Clothing, Machinery and Electricals, Chemicals, Plastic or Rubber, Transportation, Vegetables, Metals, Wood, Raw materials, Minerals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System of Trade Preferences(GSTP), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA), Bilateral Trade Agreements
Bordering NationsEgypt, Saudhi Arabia, Ethiopia, South Sudhan, Chad, Libya, Eritrea, Central African Republic
Member ofAfrican Union(AU), Community of Sahel–Saharan States(CEN-SAD), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa(COMESA), Group of 77(G77), Greater Arab Free Trade Area(GAFTA), Intergovernmental Authority on Development(IGAD), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa(PMAESA), United Nations(UN)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Ravindra Prasad Jaiswal
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Plot No. 2, Al Amarat Street No. 01, Block 12 DH, Eastern Extension P.O. Box 707, Khartoum, Republic of the Sudan
Email: amb.khartoum@mea.gov.in
Phone: 249 1 8357 4001/ 2/ 3
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Isam Idris Ibrahim Babikir
Honorable Ambassador
Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan
Plot No. 3, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021.
Email: newdelhi@mofa.gov.sd
Phone: +91-11-2687 3785, 2687 3746, 2687 3185