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Northern State (Sudan)

Northern State
الولاية الشمالية
A field in Dongola
A field in Dongola
Official seal of Northern State
Location in Sudan.
Location in Sudan.
Coordinates: 19°37′N 29°38′E / 19.617°N 29.633°E / 19.617; 29.633
Country Sudan
 • WaliEngineer Ali Awad Musa
 • Total348,765 km2 (134,659 sq mi)
 • Total936,255[1]
 • Density2.39/km2 (6.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
HDI (2017)0.625[2]
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Northern (Arabic: الولاية الشمالية Aš Šamāliya) is one of the 18 wilayat (states) of Sudan. It has an area of 348,765 km2 and an estimated population of 936,255. Northern Sudan was in ancient times Nubia. Jebel Uweinat is a mountain range in the area of the Egyptian-Libyan-Sudanese border.



  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-03-12. Retrieved 2023-06-09.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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