Khartoum, Arabic Al-Khurṭūm, (“Elephants Trunk”), city, executive capital of Sudan, just south of the confluence of the Blue and White Nile rivers.
What does Sudan mean in English?
The name Sudan derives from the Arabic expression bilād al-sūdān (“land of the blacks”), by which medieval Arab geographers referred to the settled African countries that began at the southern edge of the Sahara.
How do you pronounce the capital of Sudan?
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Why is Khartoum important?
Originally, Khartoum served as an outpost for the Egyptian Army, but the settlement quickly grew into a regional centre of trade. It also became a focal point for the slave trade. Later, it became the administrative center and official capital of Sudan.
What are 5 facts about Sudan?
5 facts about Sudan you should know While Egypt gets noticed for its pyramids, Sudan is known as the place with the worlds largest collection of pyramids. Over 97% of Sudans population is Muslim. Sudans capital is Khartoum. January 1 is a national holiday in Sudan. •4 Dec 2017
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