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General Information

The national language of Sudan is Sudanese Arabic.

The official languages of Sudan are Arabic, English.

The national currency of Sudan is Sudanese pound (SDG).

1 SDG equals  .
equals  SDG.

Location

Sudan

The distance from to Sudan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Sudan! Do not travel to Sudan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 999 to call the police in Sudan.

LGBT

Sudan has a score of -9 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Sudan ranks #179 worldwide.

Same sex sexual activity is illegal in Sudan. There has been one confirmed case of an individual detained, beaten, and harassed by authorities because of suspected affiliation with LGBTI-friendly groups. LGBTI organizations have felt pressured to suspend or alter their activities due to threat of harm. Several LGBTI persons have felt compelled to leave the country due to fear of persecution, intimidation, or harassment. Those complicit in discrimination or abuses are not investigated or punished.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Sudan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Sudan:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Sudan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Sudan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Sudan, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
Weather

The temperature difference between Sudan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 72–94°F  /  22–35°C 12% 0%
Sat November 09 70–95°F  /  21–35°C 13% 0%
Sun November 10 64–92°F  /  18–33°C 15% 0%
Mon November 11 63–92°F  /  17–33°C 18% 0%
Tue November 12 65–94°F  /  18–34°C 23% 0%
Wed November 13 68–95°F  /  20–35°C 26% 0%
Thu November 14 70–97°F  /  21–36°C 27% 0%
Fri November 15 72–98°F  /  22–37°C 25% 0%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:01 am and sets at 05:31 pm. This equates to 11.5 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Sudan, it is in . When the sun sets in Sudan, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Sudan is 2.00 SDG. Every kilometer costs an additional 0.00 SDG. Every hour of waiting time costs 5.00 SDG.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Sudan.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 7.94 SDG.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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