Northern state, Sudan

Northern (Arabic: الولاية الشمالية Aš Šamāliya) is one of the 18 wilayat or states of Sudan. It has an area of 348,765 km² and an estimated population of 833,743 (2006). Northern Sudan was in ancient times Nubia. Jebel Uweinat is a mountain range in the area of the Egyptian-Libyan-Sudanese border

Northern State

الولاية الشمالية

ash-Shamaliyah
A field in Dongola
Location in Sudan.
Coordinates: 19°37′N 29°38′E
Country Sudan
CapitalDongola
Government
  WaliEngineer Ali Awad Musa
Area
  Total348,765 km2 (134,659 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 (est.))
  Total833,743
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
HDI (2017)0.625[1]
medium · 1st

Localities

References

  1. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.



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