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Travel information about Sudan
Sudan is the third largest country and 16th largest in the world located in northern Africa. The total population is 39.58 million with the total area of 1,886,068 km2 (728,215 sq mi). Sudan people are very accommodating and hospitable. You’ll have an unforgettable experience visiting tourist attraction without seeing other visitors. Sudan does have lots of pyramids because it was ruled by Egypt in the ancient times and is also a world-class diving destination for it borders the Red Sea.
Capital city of Sudan: Khartoum
Closest neighbors to Sudan: Sudan’s closest neighbors are Eritrea, Egypt, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Libya, and Ethiopia.
Best times to visit Sudan: You can visit Sudan during December to February when the temperature drops to about 30°C because Sudan is a very hot and dry country. May to September is way too hot also.
Visa requirements for Sudan: You should acquire a visa in your country first before entering Sudan for acquiring a visa there is very expensive especially if your passport has an Israeli stamp. There are other countries that don’t need a visa anymore.
Currency of Sudan: Sudanese Pound is the currency of Sudan.
Official Language of Sudan: Official and spoken languages are Arabic and English.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Sudan
There are 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sudan, 5 on their tentative list.
- Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe
- Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region
- Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.