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Location: in North-East Africa,

Population 30,894,000 Age structure 0–14 years: 42.1% 15–64 years: 55.2% 65 years and over: 2.7%

Climate: Tropical in south; desert in north; rainy season varies by region (April to November)


Religions: Muslim 70%, Christian 5%, indigenous beliefs 25%

Languages: Arabic (official), English (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, diverse dialects of Nilotic, Nilo- Hamitic, Sudanic languages

Literacy age 15 and over can read & write total population: 70.2% male: 79.6% female: 60.8% Life expectancy at birth total population: 62.57 years male: 60.58 years female: 64.67 years (2012 est.)



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