Sudan Overview Nations // Africa

OVERVIEW Before South Sudan split in 2011, Sudan was the largest country in Africa. It is now the second largest, after Algeria. Sudan is a desert nation bordered by the Red Sea to the northeast; Egypt to the north; Libya to the northwest; Chad to the west; Central African Republic to the southwest; South Sudan to the south; and Ethiopia and Eritrea to the east. Sudan's primary security concern is the threat of internal conflict and spillover from regional conflicts. It also faces...


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