SUDAN

historical demographical data of the administrative division


STATEcapitalvariants of the name of the divisionsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie2000c1983e1976e1973e1969e1968e1966e1961bc1955/56e1950?e1948c1938e1938e1937e1931e1922codecodecodepos.particulars
source:GSEWGLGL/AAWGGL/SYGL/HammSYGL/SYHAGL/EBGL/EBAGHBAGAGGLISOFIPS
division from 1956-1991
Bahr al GhazâlWâwBahr el Ghazal200894775662265,51575,01421,01393,01238,81157,0991,0771,0714,5SU32sw
Al WustâWad MadanîBlue Nile, Gezira139017536754012,53483,03124,03080,02725,02397,52069,61840,61465,41373,41305,21162,9SU27ecmerger in 1939 of Blue Nile and White Nile provinces
DârfûrAl FâshirDarfur5086841964043093,71869,01683,01650,01467,71538,71328,81005,6882,8715,5763,3734,3SU33w
Ash SharqîyahKassalâKassala3340741299872208,21798,01620,01590,01413,11097,4941,0788,2717,9419,9421,0389,5SU31ne
Al Istiwâ'îyahJubaEquatoria197969746361406,21438,01295,01270,01129,41049,7903,5632,9590,91192,41192,4987,1SU28sc
Al KhartûmKhartoumKhartoum28165108741802,3968,0860,0855,0749,9584,5504,9486,4329,0255,5255,5257,9SU29cn
KurdufânAl UbayyidKordofan3802551468173093,33103,02394,02746,02022,22051,61762,01671,61518,91232,81232,81158,9SU34c
Ash ShamâlîyahAd DâmirNorthern4760401838001083,01252,01126,01105,0982,01013,9873,1715,5616,3523,4524,5494,8SU30nw
A`âlî an NîlMalakâlUpper Nile238792921981599,61415,01274,01250,01110,81037,7888,6852,2711,5520,7491,8511,9SU26se
TOTAL:Khartoum250389096595720564,416901,014797,014939,012838,811928,010262,58764,07547,26233,66186,55697,3
WILAYATdivision since 1994.02.14
approximate equivalent area before 1994
A`âlî an NîlMalakalUpper Nile77773300281342,9UN23SU35seUpper Nile
Al BuhayratRumbekEl Buhayrat, Lakes4023515535EB18SU44scBahr el Ghazal
Al-Bahr al-AhmarPort SudanRed Sea21888784512709,6RS26SU36neEastern
Al-JazirahWad MedaniGezira2337390243310,9GZ7SU38ceCentral
Al-KhartûmKhartoumKhartoum2214285494740,3KH3SU29cnKhartoum
Al-QadarifEl GedarefGedaref75263290591414,5GD6SU39ecEastern
Al-WahdahBantioWahda, Unity360139WH22SU40csUpper Nile
An-Nil al-AbyadRabakWhite Nile30411163201431,7WN8SU41ceCentral
An-Nil al-AzraqEd DamazinBlue Nile4584417700633,1BN24SU42ecCentral
Ash ShamâlîyahDongolaNorthern34876513465578,4NO1SU43nwNorthern
Bahr al-JabalJubaBahr el Gabel2295688632256,9BG17SU44scEquatoria
Gharb al-Istiwa'iyahYambioWestern Equatoria7931930625WE16SU45swEquatoria
Gharb Bahr al-GhazalWawWestern Bahr el Ghazal9390036254WB14SU46swBahr el Ghazal
Gharb DârfûrEl Geneina / Al-JinenaWestern Darfur79460306801531,7WD12SU47wcDarfur
Gharb KurdufânEl FulaWestern Kordofan111373430011078,3WK10SU48cKordofan
Janub DârfûrNyalaSouthern Darfur127300491512708,0SD11SU49swDarfur
Janub KurdufânKadogliSouthern Kordofan79470306831066,1SK13SU50csKordofan
JunqalîBor, Piber (?)Jonglei12247947289JG20SU51seUpper Nile
KassalâKassalâ36710141741433,7KA5SU52neEastern
Nahr an-NilEl DamarRiver Nile12212347152895,9RN4SU53neNorthern
Shamal Bahr al-GhazalAweelNorthern Bahr el Ghazal3355812957NB15SU54swBahr el Ghazal
Shamal DârfûrEl FashirNorthern Darfur2964201144481409,9ND2SU55nwDarfur
Shamal KurdufânEl ObeidNorthern Kordofan185302715451439,9NK9SU56cKordofan
Sharq al-Istiwa'iyahKaboitaEastern Equatoria82542318691234,5EE19SU57seEquatoria
SinnarSingaSennar37844146121132,8SI25SU58ecCentral
WarabWarap, Tonj (?)Warap3102711980WR21SU59csBahr el Ghazal
TOTAL:Khartoum242483681961430349,3
DISTRICTdivision from 1974/76-1991
A`âlî an NîlMalakâlUpper Nile11714845266802,4550,0
al-JazîrahWad MadanîEl Gezira35057135462023,11978,0
al-Bahr al-AhmarPort SudanRed Sea2199084977695,9505,0
al-BuhayrahRumbekEl Buheyrat6631825625772,9612,0
an-NîlAd-DâmirNile12734349205649,6563,0
an-Bahr al-AbyadAd-DuwaymWhite Nile4182516161933,11251,0
ash-ShamalîyahDunqulahNorthern348697134736433,4425,0
Bahr al-GhazâlWâwBahr el Ghazal134576520001492,6866,0
al-Istiwâ'îyah al-GharbîyahYambioWestern Equatoria78732460731047,1268,0
Dâfûr al-JanûbîyahNyalaSouthern Darfur162529628011765,81264,0
Kurdufân al-JanûbîyahKâduqlîSouthern Kordofan158355611881287,5990,0
JunqalîBorJunglei12164447003797,3300,0
KassalâKassalâKassala114154441091512,31222,0
al-KhartûmKhartoumKhartoum28165108831802,31347,0
al-Istiwâ'îyah ash-SharqîyahJubaEastern Equatoria11923730422359,1542,0
Dârfûr ash-ShamâlîyahAl-FâshirNorthern Darfur3461551337541327,91104,0
Kurdufân ash-Shamâlîyah Al-UbayyidNorthern Kordofan221900857441805,81318,0
an-Nîl al-AzraqAd-DamazinBlue Nile62135240091056,31021,0
TOTAL:Khartoum230596096750220564,416126,0
PROVINCEdivision before 1938 (?)
Bahr al Ghazâl24340093977697,02500,0
Berber10560040772168,2171,4
Dârfûr373100144054675,9523,9
Dongola310900120038158,1151,8
Fung8280031969269,4114,0
Halfa29930011556052,340,7
Kassalâ352300136023354,298,0
Khartoum135005212278,1186,4
Kurdufân3762001452411080,0486,6
Red Sea98,0
Mongella14210054865348,7213,3
Nuba317,8
White Nile4320016680477,4190,0
Blue Nile3160012001496,9259,4
Upper Nile23580091042607,9501,3
TOTAL:Khartoum260980010074345664,15852,6

Particulars:
Figures of the year 2000 of area and population of the actual administrative division are according to the source GS = website "Global statistics".
More international spelling variants will be included in the next update.
File created on 2001.10.02; revised on 2001.10.04; last modified on 2002.06.20 by Jan Lahmeyer

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