Capital: Khartoum

Population: 41,029,476 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Sudanese Pound (SDG)

Official Languages: Arabic, English

Unofficial Languages: Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Fur

Main Religion: Islam (Sunni Muslim)

Ethnic Groups: Arab, Beja, Fur, Nuba, Fallata

Largest Cities: Khartoum, Omdurman, Port Sudan

Main Sport: Football, Basketball, Handball, Voleyball

Political System: Federal Republic

National Holidays (2016):

Independence Day (January 1)

Coptic Christmas Day (January 7)

Coptic Easter (May 1)

Revolution Day (June 30)

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) (July 7)

Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) (September 13)

Islamic New Year (October 3)

Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad) (December 12)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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