Sudan is a country in the northern part of Africa and is surrounded by other African countries such as Egypt, Eritrea, Chad, Libya, and Ethiopia. The Nile River runs through the country, dividing it into two. Majority of the population of Sudan adhere to Arab culture and customs. The country is also home to several beautiful places and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In 2011, the southern part of Sudan declared its independence as South Sudan.
Khartoum is the capital of Sudan. It is the second-largest city in the country and is the major metropolitan area in the country. The city is located in near the intersection of the Niles: the White Nile from the north and the Blue Nile from the west. Book a car rental in Sudan and go around the city. Some of the places of interest in Khartoum are the National Museum of Sudan, the Presidential Palace, and the Botanical Garden. If you are a fan of clubs and nightlife, you can also find several clubs in the city.
Omdurman is the largest city in Sudan and is considered as the cultural and industrial centre of the country. It is connected to Khartoum through a bridge, so you can just book a car for rent in Sudan and drive all the way to Omdurman. Since Sudan is predominantly Arab, you can find a lot of souqs or markets in the city. The largest markets in Omdurman are Souq Aljilod, Souq Libya and Souq Omdurman. Shop ‘til you drop and try out some of the local street food to have enough energy to shop some more.
Port Sudan is a city located on the Red Sea. This strategic location makes this city the main port of Sudan and it plays an important role in the economy of the country. Rent a car in Sudan and head on over to Port Sudan. The city is popular for its beaches and scuba diving sites, as well as its exotic buildings and structures. The city’s strategic location makes it an important city for Muslim pilgrims who cross the Red Sea on their way to Mecca.
You will surely have a fun and adventure-filled vacation in Sudan. Every city in this country has its own features and secrets waiting to be discovered. Visit the museums in Khartoum, go shopping in Omdurman, and go diving in Port Sudan. You’ll never experience something like this in another country.
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