Sudan is the third-largest country in Africa, after Algeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, with an area of 1.88 million square kilometers.
The Nile River, the world's longest river, flows through Sudan from its source in Uganda to the Mediterranean Sea.
Sudan is home to more pyramids than Egypt, with over 200 pyramids in the ancient city of Meroë.
Sudan has over 70 different ethnic groups, each with their own distinct language and culture.
The official language of Sudan is Arabic, but English is also widely spoken.
The Sudanese pound is the official currency of Sudan.
The Sudanese cuisine is influenced by its African and Middle Eastern heritage and includes dishes such as ful medames, a dish made of fava beans, and kisra, a type of flatbread.
Sudan has been inhabited by humans for more than 5,000 years, and its history is rich with ancient kingdoms, such as the Nubian Kingdom of Kush.
Sudan is one of the world's largest producers of gum arabic, a natural gum used in the food and beverage industry as a stabilizer and thickener.
Sudan is a predominantly Sunni Muslim country, with Islam being the largest religion, followed by Christianity and traditional African religions.