NORTHERN AFRICA

Sudan Map

A map of Sudan that displays cities, roads, water, satellite imagery, and elevation. It contains features like the Nile River and its deserts in the north.

REFERENCE

Sudan Political Map

Sudan is a country located in northeast Africa along the Red Sea. It’s known for its large swaths of desert, ancient pyramids, and the Nile Valley. It borders Egypt to the north, Libya to the northwest, Chad to the west, the Central Africa Republic to the southwest, South Sudan to the south, Ethiopia to the southwest, and Eritrea to the east. The capital city is Khartoum but its largest city is Omdurman. Other major cities are Nyala, Port Sudan, and Kassala

IMAGERY

Sudan Satellite Map

Sudan is the third-largest country in Africa (15th largest in the world) occupying an area of 1,886,068 square kilometers (728,215 sq mi). In comparison, it’s larger than Libya but smaller than the Democratic Republic of Congo. The most common type of landscape in Sudan is the Libyan and Nubian Desert to the north.  But it transitions from desert to the Sudanian savanna to the south with a region known as the Sahel.

HILLSHADE

Sudan Elevation Map

Sudan is mostly flat and covered in deserts in the south. Whereas its most elevated location is to the south of the country. For example, this includes the Moro Hills lie in the south and Marra Mountains to the southwest.  At 3,042 m (9,980 ft), the Deriba Caldera is the highest peak within the Marra Mountains. Its major river is the Nile River, which flows through 11 countries and is the primary water source for Sudan. Otherwise, its largest lake is Lake Nasser, which is a reservoir on the Nile River.