The Lord's Move to Africa


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Location: North Africa, north-eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea 
Geographical Size: 1,861,484 sq km 
Climate: hot and dry; arid desert; rainy season varies by region (April to November) 
Population: 43,120,843 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.93% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Arabic (official), English (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Fur Religion: Sunni Muslim, small Christian minority 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Khartoum 
Economy: Sudan has experienced protracted social conflict. Since the economic shock of South Sudan's secession in 2011, Sudan has struggled to stabilize its economy and make up for the loss of foreign exchange earnings. Lack of basic infrastructure in large areas, and reliance by much of the population on subsistence agriculture, keep close to half of the population at or below the poverty line. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $177.4 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephones 143,280 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 28,644,139 (2017 est.) Internet users 10,284,260 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA