• Population » 39.5 million
  • Languages » Arabic, English (official)
  • Religion » Islam
  • Life expectancy » 63 years (men), 66 years (women)
  • Currency » Sudanese pound


Map of Sudan (Source » France, June 2021)

Map of Sudan (Source » France, June 2021)



  • One access to and from Sudan (and Africa) is through Saudi Arabia via a Red Sea ferry.
  • A Carnet de Passage is required for Sudan.
  • Roadblocks are common. Have your identity and vehicle documents readily available.

Safety and Security

  • There is a heightened risk of attacks in the region.
  • Armed groups have carried out attacks on foreign workers, including oil field workers.
  • Sudan has declared a state of emergency in the states bordering South Sudan.
Map of Sudan (Source » UK Gov't)

Map of Sudan (Source » UK Gov’t)

Government Travel Advice for Sudan