History of Sudan
The region known in modern times as the Sudan (short for the Arabic bilad as-sudan, 'land of the blacks') has for much of its history been linked with or influenced by Egypt, its immediate neighbor to the north. But it also has a strong identity as the eastern end of the great trade route stretching along the open savannah south of the Sahara.
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Geography of Sudan
Sudan is located in East Central Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west and Libya to the northwest. Sudan is the third largest country in Africa, after Algeria and East Congo. It had been the largest country on the continent until the 2011 independence of South Sudan.
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