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ID: 1000201
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sudan (nation)  Sudan (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 15 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 15.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 030 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 30.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area had settlements 30,000 BCE; shares history with the Sudan general region. conquered by Egypt 1820; ravaged by slave trade 19th century; joint British/Egyptian rule early 20th century; South Sudan separated from Sudan in 2011. The official language is Arabic, though Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, and Sudanic languages are also spoken.

Names:
As Sūdān (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
As-Sūdān (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Jumhūriyyat as Sūdān (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Jumhūrīyat as Sūdān (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Sudan (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Republic of the Sudan (C,V,O,English,U,N)
Sudan, The (C,O,English,U,N)
Soudan (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République du Soudan (C,O,French,U,N)
Soedan (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Sudán (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República del Sudán (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Sudão (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
اسًودان (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً اسًودان (C,V,O,Arabic,U)
Судан (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Судан (C,O,Russian,U)
苏丹 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
苏丹共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
SDN (C,O,ISO3L)
SD (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO729 (C,V)
ISO736 (H,O,ISO3N)
SU00 (C,O,FIPS)
Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān ad-Dīmugratīyah (H,V)
Jum hūrīyat as-Sūdān ad-Dīmuqratīyah (H,V)
Democratic Republic of the Sudan (H,O)
Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (H,V)
Sudanese (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Sudan (nation)  ........  Sudan (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1956
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
controlled region (H)  ............  of Egypt, intermittent from 1820; of Britain, 1895-1956
condominium (H)  ............  of Egypt/Britain, 1899-1924, 1936

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Khartoum .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Sudan, Al-Kharṭūm region) [7001619]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1956

Sources and Contributors:
Anglo-Egyptian Sudan..........  [VP]
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1161
As-Sūdān..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
.................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 375
As Sūdān..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Democratic Republic of the Sudan..........  [VP]
.....................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1161
ISO729..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Newsletter VI-10 (2011)
ISO736..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 719
Jumhūrīyat as Sūdān..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Jumhūrīyat as-Sūdān ad-Dīmugratīyah..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1161
Jum hūrīyat as-Sūdān ad-Dīmuqratīyah..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 895
Jumhūriyyat as Sūdān..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
República del Sudán..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Republic of the Sudan..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
......................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République du Soudan..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
SD..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
SDN..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
Soedan..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 728
Soudan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
SU00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 81
Sudan..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 617-618
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 349 ff.
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-95
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
Sudán..........  [VP]
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
Sudanese..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
Sudan, The..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 719
Sudão..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
اسًودان..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً اسًودان..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Судан..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Судан..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
苏丹..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
苏丹共和国..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 719
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 719
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 617-618
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 895
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 349 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 728
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771; 784
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 81
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 375
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-95
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 1161
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
..........  United Nations [online] (2002-)

 

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